Ebola burial workers in Sierra Leone have protested by dumping the bodies in public. The workers are protesting the non-payment of bonuses for handling Ebola victims.
The strike, happening in the city of Kenema, saw 15 bodies left at the city’s main hospital.
Speaking to the BBC, the workers said that they had not been paid bonuses for the months of October and November.
According to an official, the workers have been sacked for handling the bodies in a “very, very inhumane way”.
Kenema is Sierra Leone’s third largest city and the biggest in the in the east of the country. This is where the Ebola outbreak first emerged in the country.