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Ivory Coast fighting spreads to southern Abidjan | Reuters via AlertNet

ABIDJAN, March 2 (Reuters) – Explosions rocked the southern Abidjan suburb of Koumassi overnight and on Wednesday, as fighting between insurgents seeking to oust Ivory Coast’s Laurent Gbagbo and security forces spread to new areas of the main city.

Security in the world’s top cocoa grower is deteriorating, with gun battles between rival forces most of last week and hostilities resuming across a north-south ceasefire line that had been largely quiet since a 2002-3 war ended in stalemate.

Read more here: Ivory Coast fighting spreads to southern Abidjan – AlertNet.

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