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East Timor: Salsinha admits attacking Xanana Gusmão

According to Timor Online [pt], Gastão Salsinha, who replaced Alfredo Reinado as the rebels’ leader after he was killed during the attacks on the East Timor's top leaders, has admitted having opened fire against Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão but said they did not intend to kill him. “So the theory of coup d'etat and attempted kidnapping has been dismissed. It is still unclear what Alfredo Reinado was doing at Ramos-Horta's house”, asks the blog. The state of emergency will be in place for another 30 days.

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