A Christian mob killed two Muslims and set their bodies on fire in the streets of Bangui, Central African Republic, authorities said.
The attackers told the BBC they were avenging a killing of a Christian, which took place overnight.
The incident is the latest conflict in the ongoing sectarian clashes, which began last year when a coalition of rebels dubbed Seleka ousted President Francois Bozize.
On Friday, militants attacked a convoy evacuating Muslims from Central African Republic to Cameroon, killing at least 22 people and injuring 23 others, officials said.
That attack happened in the northwestern part of the country as the convoy was transporting Muslim families from the village of Vakap, CNN reported Saturday. At least three children were killed along with 19 adults. Children were also among those injured. …read more
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- Bodies burnt in street in CAR (bbc.co.uk)