One person died and several others were injured when police tried to evict residents from a locality in Cote d’Ivoire’s western town of Man, a security source told Xinhua on Thursday. Land
Residents clashed with police officers following attempts to evict them from the place they live for the benefit of a businessman.
The violence later caused riots in the town as several shops were looted and vehicles set ablaze.
The army and the gendarmerie have been deployed to support local police to restore peace in the town. Regional authorities called for a crisis meeting to try and ease the tension. Enditem



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