Africa

Protesters Clash With Chadian Peacekeepers in CAR Capital

Chadian forces are Muslim, the majority of the capital's population are Christian

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BANGUI — Chadian peacekeepers opened fire on a crowd demonstrating against their presence in the capital of Central African Republic on Monday, killing one person and injuring several others, protesters said.

An officer with the African Union peacekeeping mission (MISCA) confirmed that Chadian peacekeepers had clashed with demonstrators near the airport at Bangui, but could not confirm the death or provide any further details.