Wed, 17 May 2017 13:09 - Updated Wed, 17 May 2017 13:08
Red Cross says finds 115 bodies in Central African Republic town
BANGUI-Red Cross workers have found 115 bodies in Central African Republic's diamond-mining town of Bangassou after several days of militia attacks, the president of the aid group's local branch said on Wednesday.
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"We found 115 bodies and 34 have been buried," Antoine Mbao Bogo told Reuters by phone from the capital Bangui. "They died in various ways: from knives, from clubs and bullet wounds."
A senior U.N. official had previously reported 26 civilian deaths,REUTERS.
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