Al-Qaeda claims Ivorian beach attack as toll reaches 16

Monday March 14 2016

Cote d'Ivoire's soldier carries a machine gun as he walks on the beach resort of Grand-Bassam after gunmen went on a shooting rampage in three hotels, on March 13, 2016.  Fourteen civilians and two soldiers were killed in the attack, President Alassane Ouattara said.  AFP PHOTO | SIA-KAMBOU

Cote d'Ivoire's soldier carries a machine gun as he walks on the beach resort of Grand-Bassam after gunmen went on a shooting rampage in three hotels, on March 13, 2016. Fourteen civilians and two soldiers were killed in the attack, President Alassane Ouattara said. AFP PHOTO | SIA-KAMBOU 

By CHRISTOPHE KOFFI

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