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The interim government claims to have thwarted an “attempted coup”.

The interim government claims to have thwarted an “attempted coup”.

The coup attempt comes nearly a year to the day since Ibrahim Drarey took power in a coup.



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Captain Ibrahim Drare, coup leader of the Burkinabe interim government, on July 30, 2023 in St. Petersburg (Russia).  (AFP)

The interim government in Burkina Faso said in a press release read on national television on Wednesday, September 27, that Tuesday had been overcome. “An Attempted Coup”Almost a year after Captain Ibrahim Traray came to power.

“Currently, officials and other alleged actors involved in this destabilization attempt have been arrested and others are being actively sought.” Govt continues. According to him, those who wrote it were trying to impeach him “It fostered a dark purpose to attack and overthrow the institutions of the Republic [le] A Country in Confusion”.

Two coups in 2022

On Tuesday evening, thousands of people took to the streets of the capital, Ouagadougou, to demand support for Ibrahim Traore. “save” Faced with rumors of a sacking that sent social networks into a frenzy. The government says it should “All Light in This Plot” And “I regret that officers who have taken an oath to protect the homeland have gone astray in such an enterprise aimed at preventing the march for the sovereignty of the Burkinabe people and their total liberation from the terrorist gangs that seek to enslave them”.

The coup attempt comes nearly a year after Captain Drey came to power on September 30, 2022. It was the second coup in eight months in Burkina Faso, which has been largely rocked by almost a decade of bloody jihadist violence. its territory.

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