Coup Bid Thwarted in Guinea-Bissau After Gunfire Heard in Capital

KAMPALA, Uganda—Heavy gunfire raged at the most important government elaborate in Guinea-Bissau, fanning fears that the West African nation was on the brink of turning into the most recent country in the area to see a coup right before soldiers thwarted the tried electrical power get, its leader reported.

The point out tv broadcaster Tuesday documented that a group it described as invaders had harmed the governing administration palace and were holding officers inside just before President Umaro Sissoco Embaló posted a photograph of himself sitting down with the country’s flag in the qualifications. In a movie later on uploaded to social media, Mr. Embaló stated an unspecified variety of protection staff had been killed warding off the gunmen in a fight long lasting about five several hours, and named it “a failed attack towards democracy.”