23 Killed in CAR Unrest

Clashes between local militias and the disbanded rebel group that backed the president of the Central African Republic have left at least 23 people dead.

Security officials and witnesses say the fighting between the militias and the former Seleka rebels erupted early Tuesday in a remote village (Gaga) in CAR’s northwestern region.

There was no immediate word on what triggered the unrest or who started the fighting. CAR military officials told VOA French to Africa the former Seleka …