At least 1 soldier killed in Cote d’Ivoire attack

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Map of Benin, Ghana, Togo, Cote D'ivoire. A detail from the World Map provided by RAND McNALLY.

At least one soldier was killed in Cote d’Ivoire in a Monday night attack in Tougbo, Zanzan region, near the border with Burkina Faso.

Lieutenant General Lassina Doumbia said in a statement released Tuesday morning that provisional assessment reports an Ivorian soldier who died of his injuries, however, no civilian casualties have been reported.

The General also specifies that a detachment of the Armed Forces of Côte d’Ivoire pre-deployed on the scene immediately reacted and pushed back the enemy.

The attack came just days before the anniversary of the 11 June 2020 attack in Kafolo.

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