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PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:00 pm 
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Media reports that Shakie Kamara, 15, who was shot by security forces in West Point has died.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:08 pm 
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One teenager in the crowd, Shakie Kamara, 15, lay on the ground near the barricade, his right leg apparently wounded by a bullet from the melee. “Help me,” pleaded Mr. Kamara, who was barefoot and wore a green Philadelphia Eagles T-shirt.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/21/world ... w-bna&_r=0

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:11 pm 
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One teenager in the crowd, Shakie Kamara, 15, lay on the ground near the barricade, his right leg apparently wounded by a bullet from the melee. “Help me,” pleaded Mr. Kamara, who was barefoot and wore a green Philadelphia Eagles T-shirt.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/21/world ... w-bna&_r=0

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The boy screams in agony: The whole West Point slum has been turned into an open-air isolation ward

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:13 pm 
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A Liberian boy reels with pain after apparently being shot during clashes with Liberian security forces in the West Point area of Monrovia which has been placed into quarantine by order of the country's president

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:16 pm 
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Video of shooting (Skakie Kamara died today)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z82qDZX ... e=youtu.be

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:19 pm 
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Video of shooting (Skakie Kamara died today)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z82qDZX ... e=youtu.be

In Liberia, a teenage boy died after being shot by security forces in West Point, a slum that was blockaded this week to stop the spread of Ebola, a Liberia government spokesman said Friday. Shakie Kamara was hurt in a clash with police and soldiers who sealed off their peninsula from the rest of Monrovia.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/2 ... 99062.html

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:26 pm 
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niman wrote:
Video of shooting (Skakie Kamara died today)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z82qDZX ... e=youtu.be

In Liberia, a teenage boy died after being shot by security forces in West Point, a slum that was blockaded this week to stop the spread of Ebola, a Liberia government spokesman said Friday. Shakie Kamara was hurt in a clash with police and soldiers who sealed off their peninsula from the rest of Monrovia.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/2 ... 99062.html

In Riots Sparked By An Ebola Quarantine, A Teen Is Shot And Dies
by MARC SILVER
August 22, 201410:06 AM ET
A teenage boy should not die from gunshot wounds to his legs.

But that was the fate of 15-year-old Shakie Kamara.

This week, people in the neighborhood of West Point were angry that they'd been quarantined — a government step to prevent the spread of Ebola to other parts of Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia. On Wednesday, crowds of protesters tried to get past the checkpoints.

Soldiers opened fire. Kamara was wounded.
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Shakie Kamara lies on the ground with a bullet wound in his leg and cries for help.i
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The teen was screaming, crying for help. Photographer Tommy Trenchard was on the scene, covering the story for NPR. He took a picture of Kamara, then tried to get an ambulance to come. Trenchard called people he knew in Monrovia. They told him that even before Ebola struck, the country's health care system was a shambles. They didn't know how to find an ambulance.

After a half-hour, an army medic arrived to treat the wounded teenager.

He was eventually taken to Redemption Hospital, where he died yesterday. Dr. Mohammed Sankoh, the hospital's medical director, told The New York Times that the cause of death was loss of blood and hypothermic shock.

Liberia's Defense Minister Brownie Samukai had a different perspective. He said, "It was not a bullet that went down there. ... Due to the stampede he fell, and that's how he got wounded."

The people of West Point do not believe the government's story.

Either way, it is clear: A teenage boy should not die from a leg wound. But that's what happened in West Point this week. The story shows how Ebola can claim the lives of Liberians even if they are not infected by the deadly virus.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:39 pm 
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:02 pm 
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The damage has been far greater in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, which have each recorded hundreds of cases. Liberia has seen the most deaths, with 576.

The World Health Organization is concerned that the scale of the outbreak has been underestimated, and that "an invisible caseload of patients" could be going undetected by government surveillance measures, especially in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

New treatment centers in Liberia were overwhelmed as soon as they opened over the past two weeks by patients that were not previously identified.

Assessing the situation on Friday, the WHO said this had "never before been seen in an Ebola outbreak."


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In Liberia, a teenage boy died after being shot by security forces in a slum community that was blockaded this week to stop the spread of Ebola, a Liberia government spokesman said Friday.

Shakie Kamara, who relatives said was either 15 or 16, was one of three people who sustained serious injuries during an altercation Wednesday after security forces blockaded about 50,000 people inside the West Point slum, sealing off their peninsula from the rest of Monrovia.

His death added to anger in West Point, where days earlier, slum dwellers ransacked a holding center for Ebola patients after realizing that some patients had come from other parts of the city. Looters then made off with bloody sheets and mattresses that could spread the disease.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:34 pm 
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EBOLA: POLICE SHOOTING ON THE CROWD IN LIBERIA

Shakie Kamara lying on the ground with a bullet wound to the leg and called for help.

The aid will arrive hours later, because no ambulance wanted to get into the quarantine zone in the slums of West Point, Monrovia, capital of Liberia.

The boy was then taken by the military at the Redemption Hospital, where he died from his injuries yesterday.

http://voxnews.info/2014/08/22/altro-ch ... cani-foto/

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