BAMBARI (LNC) — Confirmation of our recent Breaking news, saying new waves of violence again erupted in several areas in province. Again an impressive death toll.
According to MINUSCA, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Centrafrique, 25 people have been killed in clashes between armed groups ANTI-BALAKA & SELEKA, amid “rising tension” in parts of the country.
Their statement issued late Friday said 15 fighters were killed Thursday in the communities of Mbriki and Belima on the outskirts of the central town of Bambari.
On Friday, six police and four civilians were killed in an ambush on a main road there.
The U.N. statement added that on Friday afternoon, Anti-Balaka forces attacked eight peacekeeping officials as they made their way toward the local airport. A 7-year-old child was injured, the statement said.
Earlier this month, fighters with the former Seleka group attacked the northern town of Kaga-Bandoro, with at least 50 killed and 57 wounded in clashes as U.N. peacekeepers confronted them. And in the capital, Bangui, 11 people were killed and 14 injured in violence sparked by the killing of a military official.
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