Guinea on knife edge

CONAKRY - Tension at Guinea's main military barracks after the country's leader cancelled a trip to Libya has prompted the deployment of soldiers in the capital Conakry.

CONAKRY - Tension at Guinea's main military barracks after the country's leader cancelled a trip to Libya has prompted the deployment of soldiers in the capital Conakry.

Moussa Dadis Camara, head of the junta that seized power in December, pulled out of the trip on Wednesday and soldiers deployed in Conakry overnight.

A military source said yesterday there were suspicions that disgruntled soldiers were plotting against Camara. - Reuters

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