Eye witness accounts of Sierra Leone’s 3 Day Lock Down (Photos & Video)

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Kissy Road and the Eastern Police clock tower during Sierra Leone’s compulsory stay-at-home period. Anyone that has been…

Posted by Michael Duff on Sunday, March 29, 2015

Sierra Leoneans can breathe a sigh of relief today as citizens in the capital city and in the North of the country who were under a 3 day government mandated stay at home can now move about freely.

On Kissy Road women, children and youth fetching water during the 3 day lock down in Sierra Leone
On Kissy Road women, children and youth fetching water during the 3 day lock down in Sierra Leone. Photo Credit: Saufiatu Tunis/Facebook

 

While there was a clash between police and residents of Devil Hole the Freetown Western Rural area that led to the firing of tear gas, the lock down was quiet for most.

Citizens await food supplies on Day 2 of the 3 day lock down in Sierra Leone March 2015. Photo Credit: Kris MacCormack/Facbook
Citizens await food supplies on Day 2 of the 3 day lock down in Sierra Leone March 2015. Photo Credit: Kris MacCormack/Facbook

There were several accounts of water shortages to poor communities and a delay in food supplies.

This video by Idris Kpange above best captures the streets under ebola.