A soldier carries goods away from a compound housing various government ministries a day after a military coup, in Bamako, Mali, Thursday March 22, 2012. Soldiers are reported to have looted Mali's ... more 
A soldier carries goods away from a compound housing various government ministries a day after a military coup, in Bamako, Mali, Thursday March 22, 2012. Soldiers are reported to have looted Mali's presidential palace hours after they declared a coup on Thursday, suspending the constitution and dissolving the institutions of one of the few established democracies in this troubled corner of Africa. The whereabouts of the country's 63-year-old president Amadou Toumani Toure, who was just one month away from stepping down after a decade in office, could not be confirmed. (AP Photo/Harouna Traore) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Harouna Traore
Thu, Mar 22, 2012 7:26 PM EDT