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Abidjan residents flee as UN fire hits Gbagbo compound

UN and French helicopters in Ivory Coast have fired on the residence of incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo.

On Saturday pro-Gbagbo forces attacked a hotel used by internationally recognised president Alassane Ouattara.

Meanwhile, French forces in Abidjan are helping foreign nationals and civilians find safety amid the fighting.

Karen Zarindast reports.

  • 10 Apr 2011
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