Zambia: Two Shot Dead as Police Disperse Opposition Gathering

Cape Town — News agencies and a local newspaper are reporting that two people died of gunshot wounds after Zambian police were deployed to disperse a crowd of opposition supporters in Lusaka.

Bloomberg reports that the crowd had gathered to show their support for main opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, who had presented himself for questioning by the police.

Hichilema, president of the United Party for National Development (UNPD), faced police interrogation about the purchase of a farm about…

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