Prime Minister Hospitalized After Attack During Anti-Covid Vaccine

The prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines has been hospitalized after being injured at a protest against a proposed vaccine mandate.

Ralph GONSALVES was walking through a crowd outside parliament when he was reportedly hit in the head by a stone.

Images show the prime minister bleeding as he was rushed away from the scene.

The finance minister said he had been transferred to BARBADOS for an Mri scan on the advice of medical staff, Reuters news agency reports

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Protesters had gathered on Thursday to demonstrate against plans to require most frontline health workers to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Stones and water bottles were thrown at the protest, according to reports.

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The country has recorded 2,298 Coronavirus cases and 12 deaths since the pandemic began, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University

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