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Guinea's leader 'shot and wounded by aide'

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Guinea's military leader has survived an attack by one of his soldiers in the capital Conakry, a government spokesman says.

Officials said Capt Moussa Dadis Camara had been injured in the shooting, but his exact condition is not known.

Neighbouring Senegal has flown a medical team to Guinea to help treat Capt Camara, officials said.

Alix Kroeger reports.

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