Heavily armed squaddies have successfully released a coup inside the Guinean capital, Conakry overthrowing the country’s President, Alpha Condé.
The squaddies who staged the rebellion on Sunday afternoon revealed in a brief message on countrywide television that they’ve taken over the West African us of military.
They announced they have got further dissolved the charter and the government, plunging the use of a military dictatorship.
Heavy gunfire had been reported in advance on Sunday morning close to the presidential palace in Conakry.
The rebellion is believed to be heralded via Mamady Doumbouya, a former French legionnaire in an elite military unit from the nation navy.
A soldier, draped in Guinea’s national flag and surrounded by means of 8 different armed soldiers, discovered in a broadcast that a transitional authorities might be shaped soon.
Pictures have been released displaying the 83-yr-old President, Alpha Condé surrounded in a room via army special forces as his 11 year reign come to an abrupt quit.