Burkina Faso defence minister denies rumours President Kabore has been detained

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OUAGADOUGOU, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Burkina Faso Defence Minister General Bathelemy Simpore denied rumours on Sunday that President Roch Marc Kabore had been detained following heavy gunfire at several army barracks, adding the motive of shooting by soldiers was still unclear.

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Reporting by Bate Felix; Editing by Aaron Ross

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