An Associated Press story, printed in the Fort Wayne, Ind., News Sentinel today, reports on continuing violence in the Central African Republic. (The largest number of Grace Brethren churches are located in the Central African Republic.) A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
5,000 flee Central African Republic camp after rebel attack
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — U.N. officials say at least five people are dead and thousands have fled a camp for displaced people in Central African Republic after it came under attack by rebel fighters.
The violence took place in the northern town of Batangafo, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday. A preliminary report says that Muslim fighters killed five people in retaliation after two young Muslims had been killed earlier in the day there.
Charles Mballa, the UNHCR’s deputy representative in the country, condemned the “horrific acts.”
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