Guinea ‘coup’ latest: What started the attempted coup? Shots heard at presidential palace | World | News
It may have provoked them to rebel and to try and occupy the palace, as well as overthrow their president.
However, the exact reason behind the coup has yet to be confirmed, as no spokesperson for the rebels has come forward to justify their attack.
Such military unrest isn’t uncommon in Guinea, one of the world’s poorest countries.
Despite its vast mineral resources, the country has long been devastated by political instability.