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Members of Madagascar's military battled supporters of President Marc Ravalomanana outside the presidential palace Monday as the turmoil over whether he stays in office intensified.

An eyewitness who blogs from Madagascar, Stefan Armananarivo, told CNN he saw two tanks outside the presidential palace in Antananarivo, the country's capital, and saw the military shoot at people in the crowd protecting the building.

News reports from the scene gave similar descriptions and said the self-declared leader of the armed forces had announced his support for the opposition. Read full article »

CNN's Erin Levin contributed to this report.

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