At least three soldiers have died this weekend in an attack by disgruntled soldiers on a barracks in northern Ivory Coast.
Intense fighting broke out early Saturday in Korhogo in which several other soldiers loyal to the government were also injured, Gen. Sekou Toure said.
Fighting was also reported in the commercial capital, Abidjan.
Gun shots were exchanged when some vehicles were impounded from soldiers on patrol by mutinying soldiers.
Ex-rebel fighters, who helped to capture Laurent Gbagbo and put President Alassane Ouattara in power have been clashing with the government over past due payments.
Close to 8,400 of them were integrated into the army following the 2010 political crisis that descended the country into a civil war.
The government reached a deal with them in May after street protests demanding pay but deep divisions still exist.