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Burkina Faso Military Coup Leaders Say They Thwarted Another Coup Attempt

HeadlineSep 28, 2023

Burkina Faso’s military leaders say the country’s security and intelligence services thwarted a coup attempt by rogue officers. Burkina Faso is currently ruled by interim President Ibrahim Traoré, an army captain who himself seized power a year ago following a military coup. The junta vowed to hold democratic elections by July next year. Earlier this week, hundreds of people took to the streets in the capital to show their support for the military leadership.

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