Burkina Faso leader detained – reports

 Burkina Faso leader detained – reports

Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has been detained at a military camp, the Reuters news agency has reported.

It comes amid confusion on where the president is.

Reuters cites two security sources and a West African diplomat as saying that he had been detained by mutinying soldiers.

Shots were earlier heard near the presidential residence in the capital and gunshots were fired in several barracks amid a mutiny by soldiers.