Even though the man was rushed to a nearby hospital, he was in a critical condition and medics could not save him.
Since the newly elected President Macky Sall won over ex-president Abdoulaye Wade this is the first incident of its kind. It was expected that some people would be sad that the longtime President Abdoulaye Wade lost the runoff election over current president Macky Sall but this is too much.
Although the nation is ruled by a stable democracy its people experience firsthand rising living expenses and high unemployment. This is not the first time when someone dies in such a radical way of protesting in the country located on Africa’s west coast. Back In February 2011 two people from Senegal set themselves on fire and later died.