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Senegal Erupts Into Protests Over COVID-19 Lockdown Measures

Youths have taken to the streets of major cities in Senegal to protest economic hardships which have resulted from the curfew and ban on regional travel amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Protests have erupted in Dakara, Mbacké, Touba, Tambacounda and Diourbel with youths taking to the streets to protest against the curfew and ban on regional travel amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Clashes have also occurred between the protesters and security forces in Senegal according to reports by Aljazeera. The lockdown measures have been in effect for almost three months now as part of efforts to curb the spread of the pandemic.
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