183 people killed in Algerian protest.
Not less than 183 people sustain various degree of injured during protests that Rock the country of Algeria.
The protest was carried out against Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s on Friday, to prove to the President that they did not support his fifth terms ambitions, the Algeria state news agency (APS) said on Saturday, citing the health ministry.
They lost one person via heart attack, officials reveal earlier.
The protesters called on the sicked, 82-year-old Bouteflika to forget his plans to seek re-election come April presidential election.
These is the Algeria’s biggest anti-government protest since the Arab Spring eight years ago.
Anyway, the president has not declared his intension to contest, but his representative have reveal that he will, because he has already select Abdelghani Zaalane, as his campaign director.
protests was mostly violence free but problems arise between police and protesters as the come out in the evening near the presidential place in the capital Algiers.
Algiers is quiet and peaceful on Saturday.
The large scale of protest was seen in Algeria with its special security services against Bouteflika’s re-election move started a week ago, but Friday witness the maximum turnout.
President Bouteflika suffering from stroke since 2013, as such he only been seen in public only a few times since then. His re-election ambition was kick against by some Algerians that believe he is not fit to run the major oil- and gas-producing country.NaijaBlog.ng