Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo have shot dead four students during protests in the capital, Kinshasa.Students at Kinshasa University held a demonstration calling for classes to resume as lecturers were on strike over pay.
It turned violent and one student was shot by the police.
When students learnt on Thursday the student had died, they started rioting on the campus.
The Congolese police confirmed that 3 students were shot dead.
A spokesman said 12 police officers were injured and buildings as well as vehicles were vandalised.
By Africafrique and agencies