Gabon Paralyzed as Sporadic Gunfire Marks Post-Vote Unrest

  • Protesters torch shopping centers in capital, Libreville
  • President Bongo to take ‘necessary steps’ to restore peace

Shops, schools and businesses were closed for a second day in Gabon’s two main cities as security force members in balaclavas manned checkpoints to deter protesters while the internet remained shut down following disputed presidential elections.

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