At least three people have been killed and more than 70 others injured during two days of civil unrest. Protesters demand resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita over economic woes and perceived government corruption.
Latest developments have marked a major escalation in the growing movement against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
Police arrested around 40 people and seized 40 firearms, including rifles, shotguns and handguns, related to the attack.
Thousands have gathered in a central city square to demand that President Keita resign over the country's long-running conflict, economic woes and perceived government corruption.
Libya, which has the biggest proven reserves of crude oil in Africa, is torn between the rival powers of the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) based in Tripoli and the warlord Khalifa Haftar, who control some areas in the south and east.
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The blast occurred at Kalam in the Lake Chad region, which has been battered by attacks from militants crossing from neighbouring Nigeria.
UN chief Antonio Guterres warns of foreign interference in Libya, including delivery of sophisticated equipment and number of mercenaries involved in fighting there.
Over 3,000 people have been arrested in more than a week of protests following the killing of popular singer and activist Hachalu Hundessa, a hero to many Oromo who saw him as the voice of their marginalisation.
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The explosions due to landmines and explosives planted by Haftar’s militia are a potential violation of international law, says UN Support Mission in Libya.
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