1987 Republic of the Congo coup d'état attempt

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1987 Republic of the Congo coup d'état attempt
Location Republic of the Congo AU Africa.svg
DateJuly - September 1987
Location
Result

Coup fails

Belligerents
Republic of the Congo Government of Republic of the Congo Army faction

From July to September 1987 forces loyal to Denis Sassou Nguesso defeated Kouyous [fr] forces which attempted to overthrow his regime. Pierre Anga, one of the coup leaders, fled to Owando where he was killed on September 6, 1987 ending the coup.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clark, John Frank; Samuel Decalo (2012). Historical Dictionary of Republic of the Congo (Fourth Edition). Scarecrow Press. p. 122. ISBN 978-0-8108-4919-8.