ivory coast post election crisis: women's day violence: IC_WomensDay_01

Thousands of people march through the streets of Abobo mourning the deaths of seven women who were killed last week by security forces loyal to Laurent Gbagbo in Ivory Coast, in March 2011. That afternoon in Treichville, after finishing prayers (both Christian and Muslim) the marching women encountered the {quote}Compagnies Republicaines de Securité{quote} (CRS), special riot police loyal to Laurent Gbagbo. Its reported that the neighborhood youth guard stood in a line between the women and the CRS to protect the women when the CRS opened fire. At least four were killed including one woman and unknown number were injured..

Thousands of people march through the streets of Abobo mourning the deaths of seven women who were killed last week by security forces loyal to Laurent Gbagbo in Ivory Coast, in March 2011. That afternoon in Treichville, after finishing prayers (both Christian and Muslim) the marching women encountered the "Compagnies Republicaines de Securit√©" (CRS), special riot police loyal to Laurent Gbagbo. Its reported that the neighborhood youth guard stood in a line between the women and the CRS to protect the women when the CRS opened fire. At least four were killed including one woman and unknown number were injured..