U.N. accuses pro-Gbagbo forces of killing 10 civilians

ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Forces loyal to Ivory Coast’s Laurent Gbagbo opened fire on civilians in Abidjan on Monday, killing about ten of them, the United Nations peacekeeping mission said in a statement issued on Tuesday.

The U.N. also accused groups of pro-Gbagbo youths of burning a man alive and attacking two groups of U.N. staff.

Gbagbo’s camp was not immediately available for comment.

(Reporting by Loucoumane Coulibaly; writing by David Lewis)

U.N. accuses pro-Gbagbo forces of killing 10 civilians