Ivory Coast: Liberation forces turn guns on each other

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April 20, 2011
LaCrosse Tribune    
Posted in News

"Ivory Coast's new army turned its guns Tuesday on a former ally who helped liberate Abidjan and install the democratically elected president, military sources said of a major setback as the country was beginning to return to normal. Residents said heavy machine-gun fire rocked the working-class suburb of Abobo about 12 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT) Wednesday around renegade warlord Ibrahim 'IB' Coulibaly's headquarters. Residents scattered and ran to lock themselves into their homes." (04/20/11)



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