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Monday, 23 July 2012 - 10:29
Madagascar 'quells army barracks mutiny'
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Madagascar's army has retaken control of an army barracks where soldiers staged a mutiny.

There were outbreaks of gunfire throughout the day at the base near the airport in Antananarivo, and officials said three people were killed.

Flights to and from the airport were suspended while the gun battles raged.

Madagascar has a recent history of army rebellions.

President Andry Rajoelina came to power after leading often violent protests backed by soldiers.

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