Demonstrators held signs reading "Down with the army in power," according to news reports.
Reportedly there were trucks coming into the stadium with soldiers getting out from them, and then they were firing everywhere." The troops opened fire as thousands of opponents of the military junta who had gathered in a stadium in Conakry, the capital, to protest his plans to run in presidential elections next January
The Guinean Human Rights Organization said reports from hospitals indicated that the death toll had risen to 157, news reports said Tuesday.
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