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Sierra Leone clashes were failed coup attempt, government says

By France24
30 November 2023   |   7:31 am
Sierra Leone is now treating Sunday's clashes that killed 21 people in the capital Freetown as a failed coup attempt. Thirteen military officers and one civilian are under arrest. Meanwhile, 11 miners have lost their lives in South Africa after an elevator carrying 86 workers plunged 200 metres at a platinum mine.

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