Guinea-Bissau president shot dead by soldiers–an apparent revenge attack for the killing of the army chief

by BBC News

President Joao Bernardo Vieira had ruled intermittently since 1980. Guinea-Bissau is one of the world’s poorest states. It has a history of coups and has become a major transit route for smuggling cocaine to Europe. Photo: BBC

Renegade soldiers have shot dead the president of the West African country of Guinea-Bissau, officials say.

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