At least 10 people were killed and another 88 were injured in three days of anti-government protests in Nicaragua, according to media reports.
As the unrest became to turn violent, the police reportedly started using tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters.
Riot police in Managua, Nicaragua fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters, including university students, who were demonstrating against changes to social security and pensions. pic.twitter.com/1YuIvDYBbh— AJ+ (@ajplus) April 19, 2018
— valentina (@valquintanaa) April 21, 2018
A thread of what's happening in Nicaragua, as citizen uprising is sweeping the country & Ortega regime (through the police, army & Sandinista Youth) violently represses protests.#SOSNicaragua #Leon@patriciajaniot @jorgeramosnews @ananavarro @Reuters— Schrödinger's Kat (@InParadoxState) April 21, 2018