Military Faction Stages Coup in Mineral-Rich Guinea

A faction of Guinea’s army claimed to have taken charge of the mineral-abundant country on Sunday, as officers from an elite special forces unit declared that they had suspended the structure and detained President Alpha Condé next several hours of clashes in the West African nation’s money.

A army officer draped in the country’s red, environmentally friendly and yellow flag announced on condition television that Guinea’s government had been dissolved and its borders closed. A individual video shared on-line and verified by a senior European intelligence formal confirmed the 83-yr-aged Mr. Condé sitting down silently while under arrest, flanked by armed and masked guys in army fatigues.