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Guinea: Ex-coup leader Dadis Camara arrives for mother's funeral

A Guinean official says that exiled former coup leader Moussa Dadis Camara has arrived on a flight to the southern town of Nzerekore to attend the funeral of his mother.

The governor of the Nzerekore region, Lancei Conde, confirmed that Camara arrived Saturday afternoon on a flight from Burkina Faso, where he been living following an attempt to assassinate him in late 2009. Local resident Souleymane Bah said that Dadis Camara was accompanied by a military aide of Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore.

The burial of Dadis Camara's mother is scheduled for Sunday in Nzerekore.