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Monday, April 11, 2011

BREAKING NEWS: Gbagbo arrested by French special forces

Troops loyal to Ivory Coast's legit leader Alassane Ouattara have captured his besieged rival Laurent Gbagbo after breaching his residence earlier today.

Talking to the AFP, France's ambassador Jean-Marc Simon said, "Laurent Gbagbo was arrested by the Republican Forces of Ivory Coast, and taken to the Golf Hotel," he said, referring to the internationally-recognised president's fortified base camp in the city. However, conflicting reports reaching Siasa Duni indicate that he was captured by French special forces, who have handed him over to the rebels. Toussaint Alain, a Paris-based adviser to Gbagbo, told Reuters, “Gbagbo has been arrested by French special forces in his residence and has been handed over to the rebel leaders.” Earlier, witnesses had reported seeing pro-Ouattara forces entering Gbagbo's besieged residential compound, while French and UN armoured vehicles deployed on a road leading to the complex.

1 comment:

Atlanta Roofing said...

Gbagbo you are exhibiting the sit down thight and permanently culture of th African leaders. Gbagbo you are playing with fire and this fire will consume you, if you do not accept the will of the people. Gbagbo apologise immediately to your people ask for forgiveness and GO NOW!. Gbagbo what is wrong with Africa and her leaders.