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A partisan of the ruling party RDR (Rally of the republicans) holds a placard during a rally against the mutiny close to the military headquarters in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Luc Gnago


ABIDJAN (Reuters) - At least five people were wounded by gunfire during protests against an army mutiny in Ivory Coast's second city, Bouake, on Sunday, according to a witness, as popular opposition to the three-day revolt over bonus payments grew.

The witness saw five people being treated for gunshots at Bouake's main hospital following an attempt by city residents to stage a protest march. Two other protesters, who had been beaten, were also being treated.

(This version of the story corrects day to Sunday)

(Reporting by Ange Aboa; Writing by Joe Bavier; Editing by Catherine Evans)


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