Al-Qaida Affiliate Claims Deadly Cote d'Ivoire Attack

Witnesses say the assailants wore hooded face masks and arrived on foot on the beach at one of the hotels, the Southern Star, which was full of foreign expatriates during a heatwave in the city of about 80,000 people.

Heavily armed gunmen opened fire at a popular Ivory Coast beach resort in Grand-Bassam.

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