Wednesday, May 18

Military coup in Burkina Faso – military say on TV that they have taken power – News (Ekot)

People in the capital Ouagadougou celebrate the military coup in Burkina Faso.

Listen: tgm burkina faso APP

  • Burkina Faso soldiers appear on Burkina Faso’s state television channel, announcing that the military has seized power in the country.

  • It is still unclear where President Roch Marc Charles Kaboré is. Soldiers have earlier in the day claimed that he was taken prisoner.

  • On Monday, EU Foreign Minister Josep Borell said he had received confirmation of this and demanded that he be released immediately.

Reference-sverigesradio.se

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