Gunmen Attack Ivory Coast Opposition Office, Killing 6 And Wounding 17

At least six people were killed and 17 were wounded when unidentified “gunmen” entered a party office of opposition candidate Alassane Ouattara between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. last night.

Most people had left the office in Yopougon, a suburb north of Abidjan, though some youth were present when the attack happened, Imbassou Ouattara, secretary of the office, said in a phone interview today.

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