Mutinous Soldiers in Niger Strengthen Grip on Power, Call for Support from Neighboring Countries+30

The mutinous soldiers who overthrew Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum have taken steps to consolidate their power and defend against potential military interventions. They have declared a state of maximum alert, sought support from neighboring countries, and requested the French ambassador to leave. The ECOWAS regional bloc has condemned the coup and called for its reversal to prevent a further increase in coups across the region.

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