In Guinea, insurgents attempting a coup d’état detained the country’s president, Alpha Conde. About this with reference to sources informs Guinee News portal.
According to the interlocutors of the publication, the rebels also detained some high-ranking officials.
Formerly Al Jazeera TV channel reportedthat heavy automatic gunfire was fired in the vicinity of the Conakry presidential palace on Sunday. One local resident received gunshot wounds, an eyewitness said. Numerous soldiers are present in the streets. The soldiers demand that passers-by immediately return to their homes and not leave them.
According to Jeune Afrique, the commander of the special forces group, Colonel Mamadi Dumbuya, a former fighter of the French Foreign Legion, is behind the attempted change of power in the Republic of Guinea. He relies on special forces units that have moved to the presidential palace in the capital, Conakry.