Military junta in control in Burkina Faso

By Sam Mednick
Updated January 25 2022 - 2:36am, first published 2:34am
Burkina Faso's army has staged a successful coup d'etat, ousting President Roch Kabore.

More than a dozen mutinous soldiers have declared on state television that a military junta has seized control of Burkina Faso after detaining the democratically elected president following a day of gunbattles in the capital of the West African country.

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