France Said to Warn Senegal, Ivory Coast of Terror Attack

  • Phone taps indicate plan for car bomb or raid on public space
  • Ivory Coast said to meet with imams to discuss threat

Burkina Faso troops stand guard outside a hotel in Ouagadougou following an attack by Al-Qaeda-linked gunmen, on Jan. 18.

Photographer: Issouf Sanogo/AFP via Getty Images

France has warned Ivory Coast and Senegal that Islamist militants are planning to attack the main cities of the West African countries, according to people familiar with intelligence reports provided to the governments.

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