Witnesses describe horror of terrorist attack on Ivory Coast beach

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'I told my wife ‘we can’t stay here’, and 20 seconds after they killed three people behind us', said one man enjoying a meal when the gunmen struck.

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Western tourists and beachgoers described scenes of panic and carnage on Sunday as al Qaeda-linked gunmen opened fire, killing 18 people, including three special forces soldiers, at a usually sleepy seaside town in Ivory Coast, reports FRANCE 24.