security guard has been killed while Prime Minister Tom Thabane’s bodyguard has been wounded after shooting erupted between factions dressed in army uniform in Maseru.
The shooting comes as Lesotho prepares for elections on the 28th of February.
Police have cordoned off the Royal Palace in Maseru.injured
In 2014, South Africa intervened after an attempted coup in the mountain kingdom. South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has in the last few months been mediating between parties in Lesotho to secure a peaceful deal.READ MORE