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Republican forces patrol a street Wednesday in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Workers gathered bodies and weapons Thursday in the country after more than a week of fighting turned it from what was once known as the Paris of West Africa into a city of deprivation, fear and death.

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Ivory Coast: Corpses and weapons collected

Teams of Red Cross workers shoveled charred corpses into bags in Ivory Coast’s main city Thursday while U.N. peacekeepers gathered weapons hidden in basements, throwing them into dump trucks for disposal.

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