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Mali Coup : Faces Of The Leaders Exposed

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The faces behind Tuesday’s military coup in Mali that supplanted the government of President Boubacar has been unveiled

The coup was reportedly led by Sadio Camara and Malick Diaw. Malian journalist, Seydou Oumar Traoré said Camara was the ex-director of the military Prytaneum of Kati and had just returned from training in Russia.

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According to a Malian journalist, Seydou Oumar Traoré, Camara was the ex-director of the military Prytaneum of Kati who has just returned from training in Russia.

 

 

 

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Malick Diaw is the Chief of Staff of the 3rd Military Region of Kati.

Also mentioned was Lieutenant-Colonel Mama Seku Lelenta.

According to a Malian journalist, Seydou Oumar Traoré, Camara was the ex-director of the military Prytaneum of Kati who has just returned from training in Russia.

Malick Diaw is the Chief of Staff of the 3rd Military Region of Kati.

Also mentioned was Lieutenant-Colonel Mama Seku Lelenta.

On 18 August 2020, elements of the Malian Armed Forces began a mutiny. Soldiers on pick-up trucks stormed the Soundiata military base in the town of Kati, where gunfire was exchanged before weapons were distributed from the armory and senior officers arrested.

Tanks and armoured vehicles were seen on the town’s streets, as well as military trucks heading for the capital, Bamako. The soldiers detained several government officials including the President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta who resigned and dissolved the government.

 This is the country’s second coup in less than 10 years, following the 2012 Malian coup d’état.

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