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© Sven Torfinn / Panos Pictures..Ivory Coast, Abidjan, October 2002..Three weeks after an uprising by rebel soldiers from the national army, their attempted coup appeared to have failed, but they had taken control of the northern half of the country. Fierce fighting had left hundreds of people dead and up to 150,000 people had become displaced. ..Office buildings in the commercial capital of Abidjan were damaged in the fighting, but the rebels were defeated and never gained control of the city.