by SLAJ |

No, the claim that one person was killed in the September 11 protest is misleading as two people died.

SLAJ iVerify has fact checked the claim that one person was killed in protest and found it to be misleading.


One person killed in protest

Rating Justification

The SLAJ iVerify network, through its fact-checking desk, conducted an examination of the stated claim and has determined it to be misleading.

In reaching this conclusion, SLAJ iVerify referred to visuals from the press conference organized by the Ministry of Information and Civic Education.

During this press conference, Superintendent Brima Kamara, the Head of Media and Public Relations of the Sierra Leone police, stated that the SLP had received reports of the death of two individuals after being fatally struck by ‘stray bullets’.

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