Burkina Faso Coup Attempt Fails

According to local media, an attempted coup was thwarted by the Burkina Faso military this evening. Soldiers loyal to Senior Burkina Faso Gendarmerie Officer Somda reportedly attempted to ambush a convoy with Interim President Traore in Ouagadougou this evening. However, the President was not in the convoy after security forces caught whiff of the scheme.

Samdo has been arrested. There has been no official statement from the interim government as of this publication.

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