Nearly 50 killed in Central Africa since Monday: Peacekeepers

Nearly 50 people have been killed in three days in a fresh surge of sectarian violence in the Central African Republic triggered by a massacre of Muslims by a Christian militia, a peacekeeping officer said.

Bangui: Nearly 50 people have been killed in three days in a fresh surge of sectarian violence in the Central African Republic triggered by a massacre of Muslims by a Christian militia, a peacekeeping officer said.
"Most of the victims were shot or stabbed to death," the officer from the African Union force MISCA told AFP, adding the killings had taken place in the central Bambari region since Monday.