Machine gun fire was heard coming from Laurent Gbagbo’s stronghold in the Cocody district of Abidjan Monday after UN and French forces carried out an overnight offensive on the leader’s military positions in the city.
AFP - Fighting erupted Monday near the residence of Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo after massive overnight raids by UN and French troops to destroy heavy arms used by his loyalists.
ABIDJAN KEY SITES
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Date created : 2011-04-11