60 killed in CAR fighting

2013-09-09 16:43
Central African Republic President Francois Bozize. (AFP)

Central African Republic President Francois Bozize. (AFP)

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Bangui - At least 60 people have been killed in the last two days in fighting between the new Central African Republic president's forces and those loyal to ousted leader Francois Bozize, the presidency said on Monday.

Bozize forces infiltrated villages around Bossangoa, 250km northwest of the capital Bangui, destroying bridges and other infrastructure and "taking revenge against the Muslim population," the presidency's spokes Guy-Simplice Kodegue said.

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