Three killed in Linden protest
-police say opened fire after missiles hurled
Protests over an increase in power tariffs took a tragic turn last evening in Linden, when three persons were shot and killed and buildings and vehicles were set on fire.
Riot squad ranks fired shotgun cartridges at protestors after missiles were hurled during a confrontation at the Wismar/Mackenzie Bridge, which had been blocked as part of the protest since the morning.
Although police did not confirm casualties, relatives at the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) identified Ivan Lewis, of Wismar Housing Scheme, Ron Somerset, of Amelia’s Ward and Shemroy Bouyea, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.