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    Protests in Senegal turn violent

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    Senegal riot police have fired tear gas and sprayed protesters with water to break up a thousands-strong rally in Dakar demanding that President Abdoulaye Wade drop plans to seek a third term.

    Private radio station RFM said a man was run over by the police's armoured-personnel carrier on Tuesday.

    Al Jazeera's Tristan Redman reports from the capital Dakar