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BREAKING: Military Coup In Guinea, President Conde arrested

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▪️The development came after residents heard about two hours of heavy gunfire across the capital Conakry.

▪️Guinea soldiers on Sunday said they have taken control of the government and suspended the Constitution.

▪️Colonel Mamady Doumbouya of the Guinea military said in a video recorded in the capital Conakry that the National Assembly has been dissolved.

▪️A video has also circulated on social media showing President Alpha Conde being held by soldiers. He was subsequently shoved into a vehicle and driven away.

▪️The development came after residents heard about two hours of heavy gunfire across the capital.



▪️Mr Doumbouya said all land and air routes have been shut in the interim, asking citizens to remain at home and await further instruction on the direction of the government.

▪️Mr Doumbouya also lamented widespread corruption and poverty as key reasons for the takeover, saying Mr Conde had failed to deliver on his promises to Guinea people.

▪️Mr Conde 83, won a third term of office last October. Continental body AU has yet to release a statement about the development.

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