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By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - Two people were killed and at least 33 were wounded in Guinea on Friday in clashes between supporters of President Alpha Conde and his main rival before Sunday's election, witnesses and a senior police source said. Shots were fired, security forces fired teargas and wielded batons outside the house of Conde's rival, Cellou Dalein Diallo, in the capital, while activists armed with stones and clubs roamed the streets, reducing traffic to a minimum, they said. Eighteen of those wounded were members of the security forces, state television said.
Around 50 unidentified gunmen attacked a Burkina Faso gendarmerie brigade near the country's western border with Mali on Friday, killing three in an attack the government blamed on the leaders of a failed coup last month. The attack, in which one gunman died, initially appeared linked to a separatist conflict in northern Mali that involves Islamist militants. There has been a spate of attacks this year in other parts of Mali.