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Togo footballer describes team's bus ambush attack

Togo's national football team has been attacked by an armed gang, reports say several players were wounded and the driver was killed when attackers opened fire with machine guns.

The team was travelling by bus from Congo Brazzaville to Angola for the Africa Cup of Nations.

Thomas Dossevi, who was onboard the bus, said that all the windows of the bus were smashed and everyone laid flat under their seats as the attack happened.

The footballer, who plays both for Togo and FC Nantes in France, describes his experience to to the BBC's Owen Bennet Jones.

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