[Ivan Makabe, Ivory Coast Contributor]
Telegraph: The UN, which is growing impatient with Ivory Coast‘s ex-president’s continuing carnage of the country has launched around four missiles strikes via military helicopters directed at Gbagbo‘s strongholds in Adidjan, the economic capital of the country.
According to the UN, the missiles had hit the areas controlled by Gbagbo’s forces which included the presidental palace and his own residence. It said that care was taken to ensure that civilian lives were not taken, but gave no details of the weapons that had been used.
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- Ivory Coast Violence Turns To Massacre (npr.org)
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- Battle for Abidjan (theworld.org)
- Gbagbo’s forces fired on by UN attack helicopters (guardian.co.uk)
- Gbagbo Army in Ivory Coast under fire from UN helicopters (waronterrornews.typepad.com)
- French forces join assault in Ivory Coast (msnbc.msn.com)
- Ivory Coast: fighting reaches Laurent Gbagbo’s residence in Abidjan (telegraph.co.uk)
- French in Ivory Coast gather for safety (edition.cnn.com)
- French in Ivory Coast urged to gather for safety (cnn.com)