BANGUI (LNC) — Pope visit to CAR should have been a catalyst for Peace in this country, but, unfortunately, it will just be only a short bracket. As Violence has resumed quite soon after Pope leaving.
According to UN co-ordinator Aurelien Agbenonci in a statement, armed men accordingly UPC coalition (Seleka) killed eight civilians at a camp for internally displaced people (IDP) and wounded one UN peacekeeper just days after the pope visited the capital.
This attack took place at Ngakobo, about 60km south of the central town of Bambari on Thursday.
Five of the rebels from the coalition Seleka attacked the IDP camp were killed and two wounded, said Farhan Haq, deputy spokesperson for the UN secretary-general.
“The UN Mission in the Central African Republic, Minusca, reports that over the past couple of days several incidents involving anti-Balaka and ex-Seleka groups in Bambari have raised tensions in the town,” Haq said.
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