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Event: OT Other
Number: 2018-000045
Country: NIC Nicaragua
Location: Managua, Granada, Nagarote, Ticuantepe, Tipitapa, Masaya,
Jinotepe, Camoapa, Estelí, Sébaco, Matagalpa
, León, Chinandega, Chichigalpa, Jinotepe, Jinotega
, Tisma Rivas, Ocotal and Rio Blanco
Date (YMD): 2018-4-20
Information Source:IFRC
Comments: Since 20th of April, citizens of Nicaragua have taken to the streets to demonstrate over the proposed changes in the country's social security system. In several cities, the riot police has confronted the protesters with tear gas and rubber bullets. Also, violent clashes have been reported between the groups of protesters supporting opposing political sides. As of 25th of April, at least 16 have died and dozens injured. The worst affected departments include Managua, León, Masaya and Matagalpa.
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