ivory coast post election crisis: women's day violence: IC_WomensDay_02

Mariam Traore, 39, waits for the start of the march mourning the deaths of the political violence on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 in Treichville, Ivory Coast. This 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..

Mariam Traore, 39, waits for the start of the march mourning the deaths of the political violence on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 in Treichville, Ivory Coast. This 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..