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Côte d'Ivoire

17 November 2007

IRIN (UN News)

DAKAR — While Ivorian politicians and the international community lament a lack of progress in disarmament and other aspects of the country's peace accord, ordinary citizens are increasingly falling victim to violent crime in their daily activities. In one incident in October, seven masked men, each carrying two AK-47s, held up market trucks in the northwest. "They shot in the air and forced us off the trucks," a woman merchant in the regional capital, Odienne,... (

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