Ivory Coast nabs terrorist leader after deadly border post raid

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Ivorian authorities on Monday announced the capture of a terrorist leader who led a deadly attack on a military post at Kafolo, on the northeastern border with Burkina Faso on June 11 following a large scale raid.

According to defense minister Hamed Bakayoko, the raid resulted in the arrests of other people directly involved in the attack.

"We traced it back to the commander in Mali, who was arrested. And I can tell you that the head of the commando who led the action was taken yesterday.
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Cote d'Ivoire
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