15 people have been arrested in connection with the Grand Bassam attacks in Ivory Coast in which 19 people were killed.
The Ivorian officials have announced a “wanted notice against Dallah Kunta “ who appears to have organized and executed everything that happened in Bassam,” the authorities said without revealing his nationality.
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The Ivorian prosecutor, Richard Abidjan Adou and the Interior Minister Hamed Bakayoko on Tuesday at a joint press conference said: “ To date, fifteen people were arrested.”
The Islamist group al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb(AQIM) claimed responsibilty for the attack saying it was a ‘‘warning to ivory coast” and to allies of France who are “participating in the fight against jihadists.”