Nicaragua: 13 killed in anti-govt. protests throughout country *GRAPHIC*

SOT, Journalist (Spanish): “Who is shooting you?” SOT, Resident (Spanish): “The National Police. There are already four injured who are being taken to the hospital. It seems there are snipers. Please, tell people to protect themselves. There are already four injured.” At least 13 people were killed and 88 more were injured during Mother’s Day Marches calling for President Daniel Ortega’s... Еще resignation across different cities in Nicaragua on Wednesday. Images from Managua show injured people covered in blood being attended to by emergency services, with reports indicating at least six were killed in the capital alone. The march finished with a group of snipers shooting against demonstrators in the area of the National University of Engineering, local media said. According to eyewitnesses, the shooters were police officers and paramilitary. “There are snipers, and there were more injured, there have been like ten injured people. They are shooting on the head, only on the head”, explained one resident. “This is not a game, these are real bullets”, said another one. The march was organised by the Mothers of April Movement in solidarity with the mothers of students and demonstrators who have been killed by police and pro-government forces since the start of the nationwide political crisis in April.

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