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Thousands of Algerian gather to protest against appointment of interim president


Devdiscourse News Desk Algeria
Updated: 09-04-2019 17:53 IST
Thousands of Algerian gather to protest against appointment of interim president

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Thousands of students protested in downtown Algiers after parliament appointed upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah as interim president on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said. Police forces intervened to prevent protesters from marching in the streets but the rally was largely peaceful, the witness said.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : Algeria

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