Hundreds of thousands demonstrate against Algeria's Bouteflika -Reuters witnesses

ALGIERS, March 15 (Reuters) - The number of protesters demonstrating against Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the capital Algiers on Friday swelled into the hundreds of thousands, Reuters witnesses said.

Police in the capital have also blocked streets leading to government offices and to parliament, they said. (Reporting by Hamid Ould Ahmed; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

First Published: 2019-03-15 09:19:08
Updated 2019-03-15 16:36:12


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