7 Persons Dies During Clashes In Central African Republic Including A Priest


7 Persons Dies During Clashes In Central African Republic Including A PriestBy 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.

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