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Gunmen cross from Liberia, seize Ivorian village, kill eight

May 17, 2014    

ABID (Reuters) - Ivory Coast's army launched a counter-attack on Friday against a group of gunmen accused of entering the country from Liberia and killing at least eight people in a raid on the village of Fetai, the parliamentarian representing the region said.Gunmen from Liberia have staged several assaults on towns near the border in recent years that the government and United Nations have blamed on allies of former president Laurent Gbagbo. Fetai was last attacked in February.The world's top cocoa-producing nation, Ivory Coast is recovering from a decade-long political crisis that culminate...

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