UN worker kidnapped in Central African Republic

2015-01-20 16:31

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Bangui - Armed men in the capital of Central African Republic kidnapped a staff member with the UN peacekeeping mission Minusca on Tuesday, a spokesperson for the mission told Reuters.

A French charity worker and a churchman were abducted on Monday in Bangui in an area controlled by anti-Balaka militia.

 The militia demanded the release of one of their leaders who has been arrested for crimes including murder.

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