Attack on Guinean president repelled

Updated: 2011-07-19 15:15


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CONAKRY - Heavily armed assailants attacked the residence of Guinean President Alpha Conde early on Tuesday but Conde escaped injury and is in safety, a presidency source and eyewitnesses said.

Attack on Guinean president repelled

"The president was there, but he is safe and sound," said the presidency source, adding that there had been substantial damage to the residence in a suburb of the capital Conakry from gunfire and rocket launchers. The attack had been repelled by Conde's guards, the source said.


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