Gabonese government has arrested the officers who declared a military coup in the country earlier on Monday.
Associated Press (AP) reporting on the arrest said Guy-Betrand Mapangou, the government’s spokesman, told Radio France International that the authorities had taken control of the situation.
Mapangou said the attempted coup was initiated by junior army officers.
He also noted that three soldiers had been taken into custody, while a curfew has been imposed on Libreville, the Gabon capital.
- Three Gabonese military officers that announced the abortive coup