UN peacekeeper presence increased following attack on Côte d’Ivoire military checkpoint

An attack by unidentified gunmen in Côte d’Ivoire has left four people dead and the presence of United Nations peacekeepers in the area of the attack has been increased, a UN spokesperson said today.

UN envoy deplores deadly attack against Côte d’Ivoire military camp

The United Nations envoy in Côte d’Ivoire has strongly condemned today’s attack against a military base in Abidjan that left seven soldiers from the national army dead and seriously injured another dozen troops.