In côte d’ivoire fighters-“the muster” took over the city

MOSCOW, 6 Jan — RIA Novosti. A group of demobilized soldiers seized weapons caches and took control of bouaké in côte d’ivoire, Reuters reports.

According to local residents, on Friday morning gunfire was heard near the town. Later it became known that the militants of the former soldiers seized weapons in the police stations and took up positions at the entrances to Bouake. In this situation, people began to leave the city.

“The city is under the control of former soldiers. A lot of them have North and South entrances to the city. We are in a state of alert and awaiting instructions from the management”, — quotes Agency the words of an officer of the Ivorian army, stationed in Bouake.

In turn, an officer from military headquarters in Abidjan reported that soldiers in Bouake was sent reinforcements.