At least 105 dead in clashes in Central African Republic capital

December 5, 2013 18:46

BANGUI - At least 105 people have been killed during fighting in Central African Republic's capital on Thursday, according to a Reuters witness and an aid worker.

A Reuters correspondent counted 53 bodies at a mosque in Bangui's PK5 neighborhood. Most of the victims appeared to have been clubbed or hacked to death, the correspondent said.

Samuel Hanryon, who works for the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) at Bangui's Hospital Communautaire, said there were another 52 bodies at the morgue there.

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