Africa

Fighting on Liberian Border

Ivorian troops have been fighting rebels near the Liberian border, causing refugees to flee into Liberia.

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Grand Gedeh County — Heavy Gun battle has erupted between Ivorian government forces and the country's rebels near the border with Liberia in Grand Gedeh County.

The fighting started Monday around the western town of Touloupleu inside Ivory Coast between the two groups.

Fleeing refugees entering Liberia told the New Dawn in Grand Gedeh the attackers seem to have outnumbered government troops, but heavy causalities were reported on both sides.

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