Burkina Faso’s security forces have reportedly eliminated a wanted fugitive commander, Ismael Tohobougou, who was implicated in last month’s alleged coup attempt……CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>
Tohobougou had evaded capture after being summoned for questioning by the military prosecutor. He was among several military officers accused of involvement in the failed coup against Captain Ibrahim Traoré.
The coup reports led to nationwide pro-junta protests.
Recently, the country’s defense ministry suspended multiple army officers connected to the coup attempt, and Lt Col Evrard Somda, the chief of staff of the national gendarmerie, was dismissed and replaced by Lt Col Kouagri Natama.
Burkina Faso has been embroiled in a political crisis since the military ousted elected President Roch Marc Kaboré in early 2022.…CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>