Particular Forces reportedly seized energy in Guinea on Sunday after detaining President Alpha Conde.
The troopers introduced the dissolution of the nation’s establishments however the Protection Ministry insists the assault on the presidency was repelled.
A video of the armed personnel claiming authority is circulating on social media.
“We’ve got determined after having taken the president, who’s presently with us…to dissolve the present structure, to dissolve the establishments.
“We’ve got additionally determined to dissolve the federal government and the closure of land and air borders”, one of many coup plotters declared.
Nevertheless, an announcement by the Defence Ministry stated “the insurgents unfold concern” in Conakry earlier than arriving on the presidential palace.
It added the guard, protection and safety forces, loyalists and republicans contained the menace.
There’s a picture of Conde in a room surrounded by troops. He sits on a settee wearing denims and a shirt.