News Alert: Gun Fire in Guinea Bissau Capital


Soldiers have taken over parts of the capital of the West African state of Guinea-Bissau, reports say.


Heavy gunfire has been heard and soldiers are in control of main roads in the city, Bissau, according to eyewitnesses.


There are also reports of fighting near the residence of outgoing Prime Minister Carlos Gomes.


Mr Gomes came first in an inconclusive presidential election last month, but failed to win outright.


via BBC


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