Counter Coup Being Attempted in Mali

Junta leader Amadou Sanogo

Forces of the Red Berets in Mali’s capital have launched a counter coup against the Junta forces which took over the country in March.

Attempts were made to seize the airport, a key bridge, and the broadcasting station for national TV and radio.

The attempts on the station and appear to have been successful, and at last word they were headed for the airport.

A Junta spokesman accused foreign troops of aiding the Red Berets.

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