Officials are assessing the damage to the presidential residence, where ousted leader, Laurent Gbagbo was holed up.
“I hope this crisi will end soon for the country to recover”. These are the first words that Laurent Gbagbo said this evening in Abidjan after being taken by military forces.
Ivorians in Paris seems to celebrate the departure of president Laurent Gbagbo.
Ivory Coast – United Nations: Gbagbo “alive and well”. Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo has been captured and taken to the Abidjan headquarters of his rival Alassane Ouattara, diplomatic sources say.
The Ivory Coast strongman, Laurent Gbagbo, was captured on Monday.
The president of Ivory Coast elected by the constitutional council, Laurent Gbagbo, has been arrested by French military forces and given to the forces responding to internationally recognised president Alassane Ouattara.
A hotel used by the internationally recognised president of Ivory Coast has come under attack by forces loyal to his rival Laurent Gbagbo, reports say.
Interview given to WADR by Ahoua Don Melo, spokesman of Laurent Gbagbo, about the attacks made by French forces against the presidential building and the declarations of Alassane Ouattara.
“It’s not the UN who shot down on Gbagbo’s residence”, Martin Nesirky, the spokesman for Secretary General of the United Nations, said the 6 of April.
Gbagbo is not negotiating his surrender. A government source said to Africanews.it