Malian troops and citizens gather outside the private residence of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako on Tuesday. Photo: APMalian troops and citizens gather outside the private residence of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Malian troops and citizens gather outside the private residence of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako on Tuesday. Photo: AP

Mali’s president resigns to avoid ‘bloodshed’ after troops seize him in military coup

  • President and prime minister arrested by the military after a mutiny, following months of street protests
  • The soldiers promised to organise new elections after their takeover was swiftly condemned by the international community

Topic |   Africa
Malian troops and citizens gather outside the private residence of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako on Tuesday. Photo: APMalian troops and citizens gather outside the private residence of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Malian troops and citizens gather outside the private residence of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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