January 7, 2019 / 9:52 AM / 16 days ago

Gabon arrests military officers accused of attempted coup

LIBREVILLE, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Four of five Gabon military officers who attempted a coup in the early hours of Monday morning have been arrested at the radio station they briefly took control of, government spokesman Guy-Bertrand Mapangou told Reuters.

A fifth officer fled and is being searched for, he said. (Reporting By Gerauds Wilfried Obangome; Writing by Edward McAllister; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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