Views Article – Sharenet Wealth

Africa, News

Ivory Coast says arrested head of commando unit of June 10 attack

ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Ivory Coast has arrested the head of the commando unit that carried out a June 10 attack that killed at least 10 soldiers in the north of the country, plus several people involved, defence minister Hamed Bakayoko said on Monday.

“The head of the commando unit that carried out the attack was arrested yesterday,” Bakayoko said during a military ceremony in Abidjan.

(Reporting by Ange Aboa; Writing by Bate Felix; Editing by Toby Chopra)


© 2019 Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved. Reuters content is the intellectual property of Thomson Reuters or its third party content providers. Any copying, republication or redistribution of Reuters content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters shall not be liable for any errors or delays in content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. "Reuters" and the Reuters Logo are trademarks of Thomson Reuters and its affiliated companies.