To end the deviant regime, a new “national democratic council” in the country had taken control.
Interim Parliament Speaker, Cheriff Sy, said the move was “clearly a coup”.
There is heavy shooting by presidential forces at the revolutionary square in the capital, Oaugadougou.
On Wednesday, the Interim President and Prime Minister were arrested by the presidential guards.
They were due to hand power to a new government after elections on October 11.