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General - May 14, 2017

Ivory Coast mutiny: Soldiers continue standoff over pay

Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast have reopened roads into the second-biggest city, Bouake.
But they're continuing their revolt over pay.
The government promised them more money in January - but it now says it can't afford it.

Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast have reopened roads into the second-biggest city, Bouake.

But they’re continuing their revolt over pay.

The government promised them more money in January – but it now says it can’t afford it.

And many locals are urging the soldiers to get back to work.

Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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