Breaking – Gabon : Attempted coup and shots

The putschists group. Photo : YouTube

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NEWSROOM (ADV) – Military officers in Gabon on early Monday morning seized the African country’s state radio station and announced establishing a national council, local media reported.

A statement was read on radio to criticize President Ali Bongo Ondimba, who is now hospitalized in Morocco’s capital Rabat in recovery from a stroke.

 

 

It is reported that the statement said the military was disappointed with the New Year address made by Bongo on Dec. 31.

It is reported the officers arrived at the state radio office around 4 a.m. local time.

 

 

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