Police bundles several post election protesters at Guinean Embassy Monrovia as several feared dead in Conakry

Several protesters believe to be Guinean citizens in Liberia, Wednesday converged at the Guinean Embassy in Monrovia to express disappointment over election results in the West African Country.

The protesters were bundled into police pickups and other vehicles in an attempt to return sanity to the diplomatic quarter.

Protesters believed to be supporters of the opposition clashed with supporters of incumbent, third time contender, President Alpha Conde.

Post election violence has also led to at least three people dead in the Capital, Conakry according to AFP.

The unrest follows a high-stakes presidential election on Sunday, in which President Alpha Conde ran for a third term in a controversial bid that had already sparked mass protests.

Opposition leader Cellou Diallo announced early Monday he is the winner of Sunday’s election though the electoral body rejected his claims; he later called for calm.

In March, the 82-year-old President pushed through a new constitution which he argued would modernise the country. It also allowed him to bypass a two-term limit for presidents, however renewing clashes.

Ten candidates ran for President alongside frontrunners Conde and Diallo, old political rivals who traded barbs in a bitter campaign.

Security forces also barricaded Diallo inside his house following his declaration.

Tensions are high but electoral commission is yet to announce official results.

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