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Embassies attacked in Ivory Coast

The British embassy in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan has been evacuated because of the fighting between forces loyal to the two bitter rivals for the presidency.

Earlier the French military said its helicopters had been in action against supporters of Laurent Gbagbo, who refuses to step down as president.

Mark Doyle reports from Abidjan.

  • 10 Apr 2011
  • From the section Africa
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