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Congo army quashes attacks in capital

Posted: December 31, 2013 at 3:44 a.m.

DAKAR, Senegal — Armed assailants who identified themselves as disciples of a selfstyled prophet attacked the state television station, the airport and the main military base in Congo’s capital in what many feared was a coup attempt early Monday, before being repelled by the country’s military, officials and witnesses said.

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