Crowds cheer coup in Ouagadougou after a wave of terrorist attacks

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Gunfire erupted early Sunday when soldiers took control of a major military barracks in the capital. In response, civilians rallied in a show of support for the rebellion but were dispersed by security forces firing tear gas. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on coup leaders to lay down their arms.
4 months ago·Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

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Crowds cheer coup in Ouagadougou after a wave of terrorist attacks

In a swift coup, Burkina Faso’s military deposed the democratically elected president, arguing he failed to manage the nation’s terrorism crisis.

4 months ago·Sydney, Australia
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