Senegal arrests 24, seizes weapons after pre-election violencePolice in eastern Senegal have made two dozen arrests and seized knives and clubs after clashes in the run-up to presidential elections left at least two dead, officials said on Tuesday. A second fatality was part of a group of young pro-government motorcyclists that tried to prevent Issa Sall's motorcade from leaving the town. "The gendarmerie have arrested 24 people," a security source in Tambacounda told AFP on Tuesday.