Burkina Faso army captain announces overthrow of military government

Ibrahim Traore liquifies the federal government led by Paul-Henri Damiba, puts on hold constitution

Burkina Faso military Captain Ibrahim Traore has actually ousted armed forces leader Paul-Henri Damiba as well as liquified the federal government as well as put on hold the constitution as well as transitional charter, he stated in a declaration continued reading nationwide tv on Friday night.

Traore stated a team of police officers had actually made a decision to eliminate Damiba because of his lack of ability to take care of a getting worse Islamist revolt. He introduced that boundaries were shut forever which all political as well as civil culture tasks were put on hold.

It is the 2nd requisition in 8 months for the West African state. Damiba took power in a stroke of genius in January that ousted previous Head of state Roch Kabore, additionally due partly to irritation over the aggravating instability.

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