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GUINEAN SPECIAL FORCE SOLDIERS CLAIM TO HAVE SEIZED POWER FROM DICTATOR ALPHA CONDÉ IN COUP ATTEMPT
An elite national army unit has announced it has seized power in Guinea and deposed the country’s president, Alpha Condé, in an attempted coup, after heavy gunfire was heard near the presidential palace in the capital, Conakry, on Sunday morning.
An unidentified soldier wrapped in the country’s flag said in a brief address on the national broadcaster, Radio Television Guinea, that the country’s parliament and constitution had been suspended and the borders shut, saying: “We are taking our destiny in our own hands. Read more HERE