In the West African country of Guinea Firing, armed people opened fire in a prison, killing at least 9 people. The incident occurred in the capital Conakry. Guinea’s Law Ministry said that officials including the country’s former President Moussa Dadis Camara have been kept in this prison. In this, some officers including Camara escaped from jail.
The Law Ministry said in an official report that the bodies of three attackers, four soldiers, and two others had been recovered. The statement said that six other people were seriously injured in the firing, who have been admitted to the hospital.
Search operation to find officers who escaped from jail
Prison officials said soldiers searched homes and cars after the attackers broke in, found former military leader Moussa Dadis Camara and two escaped officers, and returned them to Conakry Central House prison in the capital, Reuters news agency reported. Put it in. He said that other officers who escaped from jail are being searched.
Attack highlights Guinea’s Firing security situation
These clashes between armed criminals in the prison have exposed the fragile security situation in Guinea. Guinea Firing has been ruled by a military junta since 2021, two years ago the junta had captured Guinea. Let us tell you that in the last three years, eight countries in West and Central Africa have been occupied.
Camara was accused of carrying out the massacre
Let us tell you that Camara led a military coup in Guinea in 2008 and ruled Guinea for almost a year till December 2009. A case has been going on against him since last year. Camara is accused, along with others, of plotting a stadium massacre and gang rape by Guinean security forces. In this, 150 people were killed during a pro-democracy rally on September 28, 2009.
He has denied responsibility, accusing the guilty soldiers of atrocities.