Guinea: Tension high as army commander is killed ahead of poll - Africa Feeds

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The killing of a senior armed force official in Guinea, Col Mamady Condé has uplifted pressure in the West African country in front of official political race on Sunday.

Col. Condé’s death is coming only two days before the urgent official political race which is as of now portrayed by protests.

Local media revealed that Armed men shot Col Condé dead on Friday at a military camp in Kindia, 130km (80 miles) north-east of the capital, Conakry.

According to reports there was an endeavored insurrection with officers holding onto weapons to free a portion of their associates who had been detained.

But specialists said that the circumstance has now been managed with examinations continuous to capture chargeable soldiers.

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Guinea’s priest of guard affirmed the death of Col Condé in an announcement on Friday.

President Alpha Condé’s choice to look for re-appointment at the period of 82 started fights him which has prompted the death of more than 30 Guineans.

The fights were set off by constitutional change in a choice in March which permitted him to represent a third term.

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The Guinean chief has said that his nomination for President is a result of youngsters and ladies.

Ahead of Sunday’s significant vote the nation’s outskirt with Senegal and Guinea-Bissau have been closed.

Officials in government said the conclusion was for security reasons as residents get ready to decide on October 18.

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Source: Africafeeds.com