While the Mali Defense Ministry kept silent, they managed to arrest the head of the General Staff. The army riots amid anti-government and anti-French protests.
Speaker of Parliament Moussa Timbine, Finance Minister Bubu Cisse, Foreign Minister Kamissa Camara were arrested.
According to new information the ongoing mutiny in Bamako is directed by four officers: Colonel Diaw General Cheick Fanta Mady Dembélé, and Colonel Mama Sekou Lelenta. His forces placed in custody the Prime Minister, Speaker of Parliament, the head of the National Guard, the Chief of the General Staff, the Heads of the Ministry of Finance and the Foreign Ministry.
Colonel Sadio Camara headed the Pritani military school in the Kati camp, located on the outskirts of the capital of Mali, Bamako. He himself comes from the National Guard – and it is the National Guard who now play the first violin in the coup.
Kati Camp is located 15 km from Bamako
And the leader is not alone. If Sadio Camara is in charge of the National Guard in Katya’s camp, then a certain army colonel Djo delivered an ultimatum to the president – to abdicate the throne by 14:00 local time .
Foreign diplomatic missions urgently recalled their employees and went over to a state of siege. Foreign citizens are asked not to go outside under any circumstances.
Streets of the capital at moment
In Mali, the presidential palace is confiscated, all Bamco roads are closed, soldiers at the checkpoint carefully inspect vehicles. Mali President was arrested.
And Mali common people looks happy
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