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Newsline: Suspected Rebel Seeks Asylum at US Embassy in Angola

One of the suspects involved in a plot to overthrow the Angola Government, which led to the arrest of 15 individuals, took refuge in the US Embassy in Luanda to seek political asylum. A source, which identified the suspect’s name as Dionísio Gonçalves Casimiro, best known as Carbono, stressed that the arrest of 15 suspects is the result of a tipoff. Angola’s Attorney General (PGR) said Thursday 15 people were being held by authorities for plotting to oust the government. During the searches the group was found in possession of instruction manuals and other documents.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201506280369.html

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