Guinea Coup Leaders Announce Nationwide Curfew

The army who captured President Alpha Conde on Sunday have introduced a nationwide curfew “till additional discover” in addition to the substitute of governors by the military.

The junta additionally mentioned in an announcement learn out over nationwide tv that it might convene Conde’s cupboard ministers and different prime officers at 11:00 am (1100 GMT) Monday within the capital Conakry.

Guinean particular forces seized energy in a coup on Sunday, arresting the president and imposing an indefinite curfew within the poor west African nation.

“We have now determined, after having taken the president, to dissolve the structure,” mentioned a uniformed officer flanked by troopers toting assault rifles in a video despatched to AFP.

The officer additionally mentioned that Guinea’s land and air borders had been shut and the federal government dissolved.

An earlier video despatched to AFP by the putschists confirmed President Alpha Conde sitting on a settee surrounded by troops. The 83-year-old chief refused to reply a query from one soldier about whether or not he had been mistreated.

Later Sunday the junta introduced a nationwide curfew “till additional discover”, saying it might convene Conde’s cupboard ministers at 11:00 am (1100 GMT) Monday.

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