At least 10 dead in Guinea post-election violence

Africa

At least 10 people have died in post-election violence in Guinea, according to the country’s security minister.

President Alpha Conde is currently leading according to results from the 14 constituencies announced by the electoral commission so far. There are 20 constituencies in total.

The president’s challenger Cellou Dalein Diallou claimed victory and said the election was marred by “anomalies”

He accused President Conde’s administration of modifying results in the incumbent’s favour.

President Conde has called for calm as the country awaits the official election results.

According to Amnesty International Conde’s controversial bid for a third term had led to protests before the elections during which at least 50 people died.

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