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Burkina Faso Soldiers Fire Shots During Curfew Hours

June 03, 2011

June 3 (Bloomberg) -- Soldiers in Burkina Faso’s second- biggest city, Bobo Dioulasso, fired shots in the air for a third night amid a 12-hour curfew, resident Karim Cisse said today.

Riot police arrived in the area today and told residents to stay at home, said Solange Guigma, who lives in the city. Army spokesman Colonel Moussa Cisse declined to comment when reached by phone today.

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