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Central African Republic clash claims 20 lives ahead of UN decision

English.news.cn   2013-12-05 19:58:30            

BANGUI, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- At least 20 people were killed and dozens of others wounded in a clash in Central African Republic early Thursday before the United Nations makes a decision to deploy troops in the troubled country.

Hospital sources indicated the toll might be even higher as information was only initial following the latest round of confrontations between Muslims and Christians in a country, where a humanitarian crisis is being feared as violence has been frequently reported since a coup in March.

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UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- The UN mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Tuesday voiced its deep concern at the latest violence by armed groups in the country, a UN spokesperson said here.

The incidents in Boali, which is 95 kilometers from the capital city of Bangui, has killed at least 12 people and injured other 30, including children, UN spokesperson Martin Nesirky told reporters at a daily news briefing. Full story

 

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