7 Persons Dies During Clashes In Central African Republic Including A Priest
By Wisdom Peter,
Seven people have been reportedly killed in a clash that arose between some armed groups in Alindao, Central African Republic(CAR) – UN and some church sources reports.
According to the report from an UN source, “Four Muslims were killed on Thursday morning” by Christian militia fighters, and “three people died” in a separate attack by the Union for Peace in CAR (UPC).
A priest was among those who died in the clashes, and another has been missing since, according to a church source in Bangui, – AFP
UN Peacekeeping mission Minusca spokesperson, Vladimir Monteiro, is said to have confirmed the incident and told AFP that Christian militiamen known as anti-balaka had killed Muslims and an hour later,
“the UPC responded by attacking a camp for displaced people” in Alindao. The church of Alindao and a part of the camp were burnt.
“Part of the population fled. Hundreds of displaced people have found shelter at Minusca’s forward operating base” in the region, Vladimir reports.