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Ivory Coast forces shoot dead six women protesters, witnesses say

Ivory Coast forces have shot dead at least six women taking part in a peaceful protest against the president in the main city Abidjan, witnesses say.

The incident has prompted further condemnation of the country's president, Laurent Gbagbo, who is widely seen as having lost last year's election but is refusing to hand over power.

John James reports.

  • 05 Mar 2011
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