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After violence, jubilation on one side of Ivory Coast election results

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People react to the news that Ivory Coast opposition leader Alassane Ouattara has won the Ivory Coast elections at city of Gagnoa, Ivory Coast, Thursday. Ivory Coast's electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader Alassane Ouattara the winner of the West African country's first presidential election in a decade.

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A burnt out car is seen through the remains of a tent at a local office of the ruling party, which supporters claim was attacked by opposition party supporters hours after a deadly overnight attack on the nearby opposition party office, in the Yopougon neighborhood of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Thursday. Gunmen attacked an office of presidential candidate Alassane Ouattara, killing at least four people, authorities said Thursday as Ivory Coast tensely waited for election results whose release was blocked by the president's followers. The unidentified assailants used automatic weapons during the overnight attack and were able to get to the site and escape despite a curfew.

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Men take pictures of blood on Thursday after an overnigth attack against an office in Abidjan of the RDR (Rassemblement des Republicains), the party of former Prime minister and presidential candidate Alassande Dramane Ouattara. UN human rights chief Navi Pillay had warned the two presidential candidates against making incendiary statements that could trigger violence amid delays in the announcement of the results.

Read more about the election here.