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Vol 45 No 12

Published 11th June 2004

Equatorial Guinea

Liberating the liberator

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has thwarted a second mercenary-sponsored coup attempt in three months, government officials claim. Five rebels were killed, others were captured and a security officer was injured in an incident on Corisco Island, near the disputed maritime border with Gabon on 28 May, said the government.

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