Honduran armed forces have been engaged in violent clashes with Nasralla supporters as the Opposition Alliance team called for fresh demonstrations. According to former presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla, two additional people were killed while protesting Honduras’ alleged fraudulent election results. Nasralla said in a tweet, “They just killed 2 more today 23/1/18 in SPS (San Pedro Sula) and another in Arizona, Atlantida. I can’t sit and dialogue with someone who kills my compatriots. I demand that as the winner of the election, according to the majority, that the killings stop and the country is demilitarized.”
NotiBomba news agency confirmed that at least one person was killed by “the bullets of security forces.” On Sunday, military forces killed a 60-year-old man and severely wounding another.
Honduran armed forces have been engaged in violent clashes with Nasralla supporters as the Opposition Alliance team – headed by former President Manuel Zelaya – called for fresh demonstrations ahead of Jan. 27 presidential swearing-in of Juan Orlando Hernandez.
The Opposition Alliance charges that the result of the Nov. 26 election was a fraud. Nasralla says the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) “stole” the elections from him on behalf of Hernandez. Nasralla and his supporters have refused to acknowledge the incumbent as the official winner of the polls.