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23 Jan
Heavy gunfire could be heard coming from several military camps in Burkina Faso early on Sunday (January 23), the government said, but it denied the military had seized power. Heavy arms fire at the capital Ouagadougou's Sangoule Lamizana camp, which houses the army's general staff and a prison whose inmates include soldiers involved in a failed 2015 coup attempt, began at least as early as 5:00 a.m. (0500 GMT), a Reuters reporter said. The reporter later saw soldiers firing into the air in the camp. A witness also reported gunfire at a military camp in Kaya, around 100 kms (62 miles) north of Ouagadougou.
31 Mar 2021
Gunfire was reported overnight in the Niger capital of Niamey, just days before the country's new president Mohamed Bazoum takes office.
19 Feb 2021
Sounds of gunfire rang out in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, as opposition protesters gathered to protest election delays. Two people died in fighting overnight.
15 Jan 2019
A large fire and sustained gunfire sent workers fleeing for their lives at an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday (January 15) afternoon, Reuters witnesses said.
26 Jun 2017
Borno terror attack - Late night explosions, gunfire rocks UNIMAID.
7 Jan 2017
Heavy gunfire has been heard for the second day in Ivory Coast's second largest city of Bouake, where soldiers have taken control after demanding better pay.

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