The capital of Guinea Conakry on heavy gunfire as President Alpha Condé of Guinea have been arrested by the head of the special forces led by Colonel Mamady Doumbouya
Heavy gunfire has been heard in Guinea’s capital, Conakry, while soldiers have been seen on the streets near the presidential palace.
The reason for the shooting is not clear, and authorities in the West African country have not commented.
The district of Kaloum is reported to be deserted as terrified residents heed soldiers’ orders to stay at home.
A senior government official told Newsmen that President Alpha Condé was unharmed but gave no further details.
The only bridge connecting the mainland to the Kaloum peninsular, which houses most ministries and the presidential palace, had been sealed off and many soldiers, some heavily armed, were posted around the palace, a military source told this page.
There are unconfirmed reports that three soldiers have been killed.
Colonel Dumbuya commander of the special forces of Guinea has lunch a massive attack with 30 pickups trucks against the Presedential palace in Conakry.
Report of heavy casualties!
Source: 24 Hours Blogger’s