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Friday, 13 April 2012 - 9:26
'Gunfire heard' in Guinea-Bissau capital
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Soldiers have taken over parts of the capital of the West African state of Guinea-Bissau.

Heavy gunfire has been heard and soldiers are in control of main roads in the city, Bissau, according to eyewitnesses.

There are also reports of fighting near the residence of outgoing Prime Minister Carlos Gomes.

Troops are also reported to have taken control of the national radio station and the ruling party's headquarters.

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