Clashes in Djibouti
Dozens of people have been killed and more wounded during a religious gathering dedicated to the birth of the prophet Mohammed.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Djibouti H.E. Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said on Tuesday that 50 police officers arrived to move the worshippers peacefully to the agreed site, when clashes erupted and gunshots were fired from the crowd. Later, it was discovered that some of the people were armed with machetes, knives and automatic guns.