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Niger Soldiers: President Bazoum Removed from Power


Thu 27 Jul 2023 | 08:57 AM
Niger President Mohamed Bazoum
Niger President Mohamed Bazoum
Israa Farhan

Niger's militry announced that the country’s president Mohamed Bazoum has been removed from power and the country’s borders have ben closed, Reuters reported referring to a statement made by the military on national television.

The agency quoted the military as saying, the country's borders are closed and a nationwide curfew declared.

On July 26, a group of Presidential Guard servicemen blocked the presidential palace in Niamey, holding the president and his family hostage. 

The rebels are also holding the Minister of the Interior.