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Burkina Faso defence minister denies rumours President Kabore has been detained – Metro US

Burkina Faso defence minister denies rumours President Kabore has been detained

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) extraordinary summit in
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) extraordinary summit in Accra

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Burkina Faso Defence Minister General Bathelemy Simpore denied rumours on Sunday that President Roch Marc Kabore had been detained following heavy gunfire at several army barracks, adding the motive of shooting by soldiers was still unclear.

(Reporting by Bate Felix; Editing by Aaron Ross)

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