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Ivorian Rebel Leader Feared Dead

Rebels in Ivory Coast say they fear one of their most senior leaders has been killed. Felix Doh went missing in an ambush over the weekend in the west of the country, reportedly staged by Liberian mercenaries who had been fighting alongside the rebels. He led Mpigo, the Popular Movement of Ivory Coast’s Far West, one of the newer and rebel movements in Ivory Coast. The BBC’s Paul Welsh in Abidjan says that the peace process with the government is unlikely to be affected because they seem to have had no part in the attack. An Mpigo minister in the power-sharing government believes that he is dead, reports the French news agency, AFP. “Sergeant Doh was reported missing Saturday and late yesterday (Sunday) I received word of his death from authorised sources,” Roger Banchi told AFP. Full Story

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