Berbice protest: School bus, Police Officers attacked 

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Residents protesting in West Coast Berbice are calling for a fair electoral process following the declaration of Region Four votes.

The protest action resulted in the attack of Police Officers and a school bus Friday. Several policemen ran away and were subsequently rescued by residents in a moving vehicle.

One of the officers received injuries to his foot.

A school bus taking children and teachers to school was also attacked on the Bath Settlement Public Road.

Four students were reported to be injured with bruises about their bodies. They were taken to the Fort Wellington Hospital where they were treated and sent away.

A car was also set alight in Bath Settlement, where the protest action began since 09:00hrs.

Protest actions are ongoing at Number 12 Village, Cotton Tree and Bush Lot.

Sections of the road are blocked off, halting the free flow of traffic and fires are being lit.

Over in the Corentyne Region, there is a massive crowd in Canje and Tain.

 

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