Reports reaching ASM has it that forces loyal to Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh are fighting to foil an attempted coup to oust his 20-years old regime.
It is not clear who are behind the mutiny and if there are any casualty.
Gunshots have been heard at the State House in Banjul for nearly 30 minutes early Tuesday morning.
Sources reported that the Gambian dictator who is currently in France for medical treatment is on his way back into the country.
Reports are that the Gambia Radio and Television Services – Radio that was broadcasting normal programs early morning is now off air.
Streets of the capital Banjul and the surrounding cities have been completely deserted.
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