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Another victim of Faraba shootings died


President Adama Barrow has promised application of full force of the law for the police who shot the protesters.

A young man who has also sustained a gunshot wound in a conflict between natives of Faraba and police has died on Wednesday morning, the village development chairman Alagie Sanyang confirmed to Kerr Fatou.

Amadou Jawo who was reportedly shot on his buttocks was nursing a gunshot wound at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital until his demise today morning.

Gambian police on Monday clashed with natives of Faraba killing two people.

The Gambian police commander and the interior ministry denied ordering use of fire arms on protesters.

On Tuesday, the police announced an arrest of five police who have reportedly shot the protesters.

International rights watchdogs, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, have welcomed the government’s commitment to investigate the incident, demanding the perpetrators pay for the crime.


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