Burkina Faso general who tried to declare himself president flies to France for medical care

November 13, 2014 8:15 AM

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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso – A general who attempted to declare himself president of Burkina Faso amid that country's chaos has flown to France for medical treatment.

Reporters brought to Gen. Kwame Lougue's house late Wednesday before he left for France were told that his wounds were not from gunshots. His legs were bandaged.

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