Five people were killed in the Niger capital Saturday during violent riots against the depiction of the Prophet Mohammed on the cover of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, President Mahamadou Issoufou said.
"In Niamey, the tally is five dead, all civilians," said Issoufou. He added that the toll from protests in Niger's second city of Zinder a day earlier had climbed from four to five dead.
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