Security fears grow after latest Burkina Faso coup

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Supporters of a coup against Burkina Faso leader Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba attacked the French embassy in the capital Ouagadougou on Sunday. Security forces used tear gas at the embassy to disperse the protesters as unrest continues to grip the country. In the second military coup this year, junior soldiers, under the leadership of Captain Ibrahim Traor�, announced they had overthrown the military government on Friday. Several French symbols in the country have since come under attack.
2 months ago·Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

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