Sierra Leone Now Calm After Coordinated Series of Attacks

Active and retired soldiers allegedly participated in Sunday’s attacks in Freetown, but the government says it’s too early to tell if it was an attempted coup.

The streets of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown were nearly empty on Monday, with most shops shuttered and school children staying home after a series of attacks, including on a military barrack and an armory.

Security forces were still patroling Freetown’s streets and controlling traffic at checkpoints.

“Monday is usually a very busy day,”…


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