Attempted coup in the Democratic Republic of the Congo thwarted

Attempted coup in the Democratic Republic of the Congo thwarted

May 19, 2024 0 By Fasholu Gabriel Oluwatobi

Government forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have successfully thwarted an attempted coup.

The incident, which unfolded Saturday night has left the nation on edge as authorities work to restore order and investigate those involved.

“An attempted coup d’etat has been put down by the defense and security forces. The attempt involved foreigners and Congolese.

These foreigners and Congolese have been put out of action, including their leader,” said Congolese army spokesperson Brigadier General Sylvan Ekenge.

“The attempted coup d’état was “nipped in the bud and the situation is under control,” spokesman Sylvain Ekenge added with no further details.

Credit: voice of Congo

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