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At least 22 killed in armed attack in NW Central African Republic

By Xinhua
On 22 December 2023 at 12:51

At least 22 people were killed and several others wounded in an armed attack Thursday in the northwest of the Central African Republic, according to local authorities.

An outpost of the Central African Armed Forces (FACA) in the village of Nzakoundou in Ngaoundaye, a sub-prefecture of Lim-pende was attacked early on Thursday by armed men, causing 22 deaths, including 21 civilians and one FACA member, besides several other injuries, according to Ernest Bonang, a Ngaoundaye official.

The village is located about 35 km from Ngaoundaye.

The death toll is expected to rise as several injuries were serious and there were missing persons.


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