Post-elec­tion vi­o­lence claims more lives

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Post-elec­tion vi­o­lence in Gabon has claimed two more lives af­ter Pres­i­dent Ali Bongo was pro­claimed win­ner of last week’s vote while main chal­lenger Jean Ping claimed vic­tory for him­self. One of the two new vic­tims was a po­lice of­fi­cer, the first mem­ber of the Gabonese se­cu­rity forces listed as killed in the vi­o­lence sparked by the an­nounce­ment on Au­gust 31 of Mr Bongo’s vic­tory in the week­end’s elec­tion.

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