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Ivory Coast: UN forces attack Gbagbo targets in Abidjan

Fighting in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, has taken a new turn with reports that entrenched ruler Laurent Gbagbo's residence has been captured.

Earlier, UN and French helicopters attacked targets near the residence.

A senior peacekeeping official, Alain Le Roy, said the decision had been based on a strongly worded UN Security Council resolution authorising such action to protect civilians.

  • 05 Apr 2011
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