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Ivory Coast crisis: Thousands flee Abidjan

Thousands of people have left the Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, ahead of an expected offensive by forces loyal to president-elect Alassane Ouattara.

The exodus comes following a wave of violence in Ivory Coast.

The UN has threatened air attacks on forces loyal to besieged President Laurent Gbagbo after 11 peacekeepers were shot in recent days.

John James reports from Bouake.

  • 04 Apr 2011
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