UN Ups Peacekeeper Presence after Checkpoint Attack

An attack by unidentified gunmen in Côte d'Ivoire that left four people dead has led to an increase in the presence of United Nations peacekeepers in the area of the attack.

Peacekeepers secure UN offices during unrest in Abidjan.

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