OUAGADOUGOU – Burkina Faso’s army announced on Monday it had ousted President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, dissolved the government and the national assembly, and closed the borders, according to media reports.
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The President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kaboré was arrested on Monday and was detained in a barracks in Ouagadougou, a day after mutinies in military camps in this country plagued by jihadist violence.
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The ruling party said earlier in a statement that President Roch Kabore had survived an assassination attempt.