Arrests Made in DR Congo Coup Plot, Including Three US Citizens (VIDEO)

Date: 20-05-2024 1:41 pm (4 weeks ago) | Author: Bayo Nelson
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Three Americans have been named among suspects responsible for Sunday’s coup attempt in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Sylvain Ekenge, DRC army spokesperson, said the attempt involved “foreigners and Congolese”. “These foreigners and Congolese have been put out of action, including their leader,” Ekenge said. Ekenge added that several suspects were detained and the situation is now under control.

The army spokesperson did not provide further information concerning the incident. Lucy Tamyln, US ambassador to the DRC, said she was shocked and very concerned to receive reports of American citizens being involved.  Pictures of two men with their hands clasped were published in local media, alongside pictures of a passport that indicated one was a 36-year-old US citizen born in Maryland. “Please be assured that we will cooperate with the DRC authorities to the fullest extent as they investigate these criminal acts and hold accountable any U.S. citizen involved in criminal acts,” Tamlyn tweeted.

The army’s announcement of successfully thwarting a coup attempt came hours after armed men attacked the house of Vital Kamerhe, former chief of staff and close ally of President Felix Tshisekedi.  Kamerhe’s residence is about two kilometres from the presidential palace. Michel Muhima, Kamerhe’s spokesperson, had said the gunmen clad in military uniform engaged the politician’s guards in a shootout, leaving three people dead.

Watch the video of two foreigners allegedly involved in the coup attempt below.


Posted: at 20-05-2024 01:41 PM (4 weeks ago) | Addicted Hero
- nikiniki at 20-05-2024 02:05 PM (4 weeks ago)
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They caught big fishes. Why don't you show all the criminals? They are as guilty as your people who opened the doors to them.
Posted: at 20-05-2024 02:05 PM (4 weeks ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ficull at 20-05-2024 02:25 PM (4 weeks ago)
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Why America send these amateurs nah??? They fall hand walahi.
Posted: at 20-05-2024 02:25 PM (4 weeks ago) | Gistmaniac
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- gogoman at 20-05-2024 03:14 PM (4 weeks ago)
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kill them all!! to send a strong message to their backer!!!  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 20-05-2024 03:14 PM (4 weeks ago) | Grande Master
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- fineboy77 at 20-05-2024 04:05 PM (4 weeks ago)
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ok o

Posted: at 20-05-2024 04:05 PM (4 weeks ago) | Addicted Hero
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