Thousands mourn Morocco fishmonger crushed in rubbish truck

Moroccans carry the Berber flag at a protest in Al Hoceima on October 30, 2016, following the death of fishmonger Mouhcine FikriThousands of Moroccans attended the funeral of a fishmonger whose gruesome death in a rubbish truck crusher has caused outrage across the North African country, with authorities vowing to punish those responsible. Mouhcine Fikri, 31, was crushed to death on Friday in the truck in the northern city of Al-Hoceima as he reportedly tried to protest against a municipal worker seizing and destroying his wares. Footage online showed thousands of people following the yellow ambulance that carried Fikri’s body through Al-Hoceima in the ethnically Berber Rif region on Sunday.

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