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Fear of reprisal spreads across Ivory Coast
Residents flee Abidjan as situation continues to be volatile, days after the capture of former leader.
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2011 09:38

It has been less than a week since Laurent Gbagbo, the country's deposed leader, was toppled from power following a violent several weeks in Ivory Coast.

But there are growing fears of reprisals.

Residents in one Abidjan neighbourhood are so scared that they are fleeing the city before it is too late.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Abidjan.

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