Cote d'Ivoire Mutiny - Soldiers Continue Standoff Over Pay

Publisher:
Al Jazeera English
Publication Date:
14 May 2017
Tags:
Cote d'Ivoire, Arms and Military Affairs

Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast have reopened roads into the second-biggest city, Bouake. But they're continuing their revolt over pay. The government promised them more money in January - but it now says it can't afford it. And many locals are urging the soldiers to get back to work. Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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