A man collects plastic garbage at the fishing port of Conakry, Guinea. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
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At least five people were shot and wounded in Guinea's capital Conakry Monday, a government spokesman said, during protests against the timing of elections and what opposition figures say is targeted violence against them.Several witnesses reported hearing gunfire and a government spokesman confirmed gunshot victims had been admitted to two Conakry hospitals.The opposition called Monday's protests last week after unidentified gunmen attacked the vehicle of Aboubacar Sylla, an opposition spokesman, in what they said was an assassination attempt.
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