Four people were killed and 45 injured in Niger's second city of Zinder on Friday during protests against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's publication of a cartoon showing the Prophet Mohammed, the interior ministry said.
Interior Minister Massaoudou Hassoumi said a policeman and three civilians died in the demonstrations, in which the French cultural centre and three churches were burned down. Twenty-two members of the security forces and 23 protesters were also hurt, national radio reported.
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