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At least one person has been killed during clashes between supporters of rival politicians ahead of Senegal’s elections this month.
The fighting broke out in Tambacounda in the east of the country between supporters of the opposition candidate, Issa Sall, and that of incumbent Macky Sall.
President Sall has accused opposition politicians of instigating the violence.
Senegal is a relatively stable country where there have been successive peaceful elections, but this time round tension is high.
Five human rights groups, including Amnesty International, have called on all candidates to tell their supporters not to resort to violence.

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