A group of people invaded the Presidential Palace forecourt to protest against the President’s nomination of a new Prime Minister.
In response, military personnel attacked the protesters, leading to a stampede. Six people were injured, “including two members of parliament and a police officer”.
Six people were injured with three in critical condition.
Article 32, section 2; article 43, section 1; and article 44 of the constitution
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