Gbagbo's forces gain ground in Abidjan

Published on 11 April 2011

In New York, UN peacekeeping chief Alain Le Roy warned that troops fighting for Gbagbo, who has refused to cede power after a November election, still had tanks and other heavy weapons and had made advances in the city.(..)The World Food Programme and UN relief agencies appealed for humanitarian corridors in the country to ensure safe access to fleeing civilians and ease aid deliveries from Liberia and Ghana.

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