Update 2018-05-16: According to the British Foreign Office, violent clashes between students and security forces are not only taking place in St. Louis but also in other cities across the country. Further protests are possible.
2018-05-15: On Tuesday (15 May), at least one student was shot dead and at least 20 injured in student protests at Gaston Berger University in Saint-Louis. Among the injured are 18 security forces.
Heightened security measures are to be expected, local traffic disruptions are possible, further violent incidents cannot be ruled out. Travellers should avoid demonstrations, exercise increased caution, and follow instructions of security forces.