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Ivory Coast election: Army says it has sealed borders

The Ivorian military has sealed the country's borders and cut international media as tensions rise over the outcome of the presidential election run-off.

It comes after the Constitutional Council rejected a declaration by the electoral commission that opposition candidate Alassane Ouattara had won.

Supporters of President Laurent Gbagbo had tried to block the long-delayed result, alleging fraud in the north.

The BBC's John James reports from Abidjan, the Ivory Coast.

  • 03 Dec 2010
  • From the section Africa
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