At least 26 killed, nun decapitated in CAR massacre

The Citizen | 5/23/2019 | Staff
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At least 26 people have been killed, and many more wounded, in a massacre representing one of the biggest single losses of life in the Central African Republic (CAR) since a February peace deal.

The UN’s peacekeeping mission in CAR (Minusca) reported on Wednesday that Tuesday’s slaughter took place after an armed group called 3R attacked two villages Koundjili and Djoumjoum, in the north-west of the country.

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The slaughter was the biggest single loss of life since the government and 14 militias signed a deal in February aimed at restoring peace to one of Africa’s most troubled countries, the East African reported.

There are now unconfirmed reports from the area that anti-balaka militias are mobilising to protect Christians and animists...
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