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Soldiers arrested for trying to kill Guinea-Bissau army chief

Six soldiers were arrested in mid-December for an attempt on the life of Guinea-Bissau’s army chief, AFP learned Monday from a military court source. Two heads of the armed forces were murdered in 2004 and 2009 in coup-prone Guinea Bissau, where the army is often implicated in political crises that regularly rock the country. The six detained men targeted General Biague Na Ntam, several sources told AFP, without elaborating on the circumstances of the assassination attempt. “Their case has been heard and sent up to…