Democratic Republic Of Congo
Two university students were shot dead by police in the Democratic Republic of Congo within the space of four days.
The Kinshasa University students were protesting to seek the resumption of classes by striking lecturers.
Reports indicate that a first student was shot on Monday during the protest. The student died on Thursday birthing more a new protest.
Police confirmed that riots on Thursday had also resulted in a second death which resulted from the discharge of police rounds.
A dozen police officers are reported to have been injured. Photos shared by the BBC correspondent in the country shows vandalized properties on the campus.
Building blocks and vehicles had been burnt purportedly by the rioting students. DRC police have long been blamed of highhandedness especially on protesters.
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