Clashes in Central African capital leave at least 30 dead: security source

2019-12-27 14:03
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At least 30 people were killed in fighting between militiamen and traders in a restive district of Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, a security source and an imam said on Thursday.

"Thirty bodies have been brought to the mosque," said Awad Al Karim, the imam of the local Ali Babolo mosque in a district called PK5 that became a haven for many Bangui Muslims at the peak of the Christian-Muslim clashes.

A security official, who asked to remain anonymous, also put the number of dead at at least 30, without providing any further details.

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