CAR Rebels Step Up Violence With Second Attack in Two Days

The UN peacekeeping mission in the country (MINUSCA) said Bangassou was targeted on Sunday morning and five fighters were killed. MINUSCA said it was assuring the security for people in the area with robust patrols.
The attack is the latest in a wave of violence coinciding with elections on 27 December. A new rebel coalition tried to disrupt polls and launched an offensive.
Election results are expected on January 4.

Rwandan special forces' operation in CAR.


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