revolution?! Gunshots and explosions erupted near Burkina Faso’s presidential palace.
On September 30, the AFP news agency reported that gunfire erupted near the Presidential Palace and the military headquarters. in Ouagadougou Burkina Faso in the West African region it happened in a coup d’état that seized power from the civilian government in January
An AFP reporter reported that Many of the main streets in Ouagadougou blocked by the army while the official TV station was cut off with a blank TV screen image. Just a message saying “No video signal”
A villager who lives near the presidential palace told AFP: A violent explosion was heard around 04:30 the same day. And now many roads around their homes are surrounded by military vehicles.
An AFP reporter reported that Soldiers were stationed along the city’s main intersection. Especially in Waka 2000, where the Presidential Palace and the headquarters of the military government are located. including outside the official TV station headquarters
The situation in Burkina Faso continues to evolve.
Burkina Faso is currently ruled by a military government led by Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaoco Dameba, who launched a coup in January that ousted an elected government led by Mr Rock Mark Christian Cabore, who failed to stop the jihadist insurgency . But the security situation has not improved.
On Monday (September 26) jihadists attacked a convoy in the north of the country. The government said 11 soldiers were killed and around 50 civilians were missing.