Mamadou Toure, a spokesman for the ruling Ivory Coast Republican Rally for Democracy and Peace Party, announced that two government supporters were killed, and Communications Minister Sir Temuco Toure was shot at.
Toure said in a statement that “two young men from the vicinity of the minister wanted to assist the brother of the Minister of Equipment Amedi Kofi Kwaku in the center of the town of Tomoudi, who was killed in a shooting yesterday evening, Tuesday,” noting that “the convoy of the Minister of Communications and the government spokesman Temuco Tore came under fire in the middle of the country Also, no casualties. ”
The pressure is mounting due to President Alassane Ouattara winning a third term in elections whose integrity is contested by the opposition.
And Tomudi is one of the areas that witnessed violence during the elections last weekend, in which four people were recorded killed by burning homes during clashes.