Shots were fired at Diallo home in a northern suburb of Conakry.
Diallo told RSF that he had received death threats a few days before the attack and that he thought he was the target of the shots, which went through his living room.
He said he was not able to identify those responsible for the shooting or the threats, but he thought they were linked to sensitive stories he recently covered.
One of his recent articles was about the alleged involvement of senior members of the national gendarmerie in the murder of the head of the treasury department in November 2012.
One of these senior officers, Gen. Ibrahima Baldé, tried to contact Diallo in order to “negotiate,” but Diallo refused
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