East Timor declares state of emergency as president recovers from attack
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By GUIDO GOULART
Associated Press Writer
DILI, East Timor (AP) -- East Timor declared a state of emergency Tuesday after attacks on the country's top leaders in a failed coup left the president in "extremely serious" condition with gunshot wounds to the chest.
Acting President Vicente Gutterres announced a two-day state of emergency in an address on national television. The order allows authorities to ban demonstrations and carry out raids homes without securing judicial permission.