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January 27, 1992 | From Times Wire Services
Police opened fire on opposition supporters Sunday, hours after the nation's military ruler claimed victory in a disputed presidential election. At least five people were killed, an opposition spokesman said. Interior Ministry officials in this West African state refused to comment on the incident but later imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the capital of Nouakchott and the port of Nouadhibou, where opposition officials said the incident occurred. Opponents of Col.
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January 27, 1992 | From Times Wire Services
Police opened fire on opposition supporters Sunday, hours after the nation's military ruler claimed victory in a disputed presidential election. At least five people were killed, an opposition spokesman said. Interior Ministry officials in this West African state refused to comment on the incident but later imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the capital of Nouakchott and the port of Nouadhibou, where opposition officials said the incident occurred. Opponents of Col.
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