Ivory Coast security forces neutralise six terrorists, minister says | Reuters

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast's security forces "neutralised six terrorists" on Sunday after a deadly attack on a beach resort town that left around a dozen people dead, Interior Minister Hamed Bakayoko said.

"Three hotels in Grand Bassam were attacked this Sunday by armed men. Security and defence forces intervened immediately and were able to neutralise six terrorists. The clean-up operation is under way," he said on state television."

(Reporting by Loucoumane Coulibaly; Writing by Joe Bavier; Editing by Larry King)

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Updated Date: Mar 14, 2016 00:19 AM

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