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Mutinying soldiers stand next to their camp as they protest over a pay dispute in the centre of the commercial capital Abidjan, Ivory Coast, May 12, 2017. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Gunmen attacked military bases in Ivory Coast’s main city of Abidjan and the northern city of Korhogo in the early hours of Saturday, but were repulsed, a senior military official said. Three military sources blamed demobilized former rebel fighters –...
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A woman walks past Ivorian soldiers patrolling by Ivory Coast’s army headquarters, the Gallieni military camp, in Abidjan on May 12, 2017 after they fired shots into the air. (AFP)
Mutinous soldiers blocked on Saturday access to Ivory Coast’s second largest city Bouake as part of an ongoing protest over bonuses. The protests had erupted in Bouake on Friday before spreading quickly, following a pattern similar to a mutiny in January by the...