'Gbagbo taken to Abidjan's Golf Hotel'

PARIS, April 11 (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Ivory Coast's Alassane Ouattara have taken Laurent Gbagbo to the Golf Hotel inAbidjan, after he was detained in his residence, a Ouattaraspokesman in France told Reuters.

Separately, a French defense ministry official confirmed toReuters that Gbagbo had been detained in his residence. He saidhe was arrested by Ouattara's forces, backed by UNpeacekeepers and French forces.

"He's been taken to the Golf Hotel," Herve Cohx, a politicaladviser and spokesman, told Reuters.

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