Chad Foils Coup Attempt

Security forces in Chad say they have arrested a group of people for allegedly plotting a coup in the central African country.

The government says the “small group” had been conspiring for more than four months to “destabilize the institutions of the republic.”

In a statement issued Wednesday, a government spokesman says the army “neutralized” the suspected plotters, arresting them and handing them over to the state prosecutor.

The statement did not identify the …