Côte d'Ivoire

Abidjan empties as Ivorians seek safety

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  • People seek food, water during lull in fighting

  • Many seeking to leave Abidjan for safer ground

By Mark John

ABIDJAN, April 9 (Reuters) - Residents of Abidjan headed out of Ivory Coast's main city by foot or ramshackle bus on Saturday, seeking safety, medicine or simply something to eat.

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