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Forces attack Gbagbo residence, says Ouattara camp

ABIDJAN - Forces loyal to AlassaneOuattara attacked the residence of incumbent Laurent Gbagbo inthe early hours of Friday morning, a spokesman for Ouattara'sgovernment said.

"His house is under attack. That's for sure. There is aresistance, but it's under attack," spokesman Patrick Achi toldReuters.

Reports of the attack on Gbagbo's residence follow hoursfighting between the two factions and statements by Ouattara'scamp that they seized the nearby headquarters of statebroadcaster RTI, which went off air late on Thursday evening.

There was no immediate reaction from Gbabgo's camp.

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