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French troops trade fire with armed men in C. Africa RepublicPublish Date: Dec 09, 2013
French troops trade fire with armed men in C. Africa Republic
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French soldiers in armored vehicle arrive at the airport in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, on December 8, 2013 (AFP, Sia Kambou)
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French troops charged with disarming rebels in Central African Republic on Monday exchanged fire with armed men near Bangui airport, AFP photographers said.

The shooting lasted a few minutes, and there was no initial indication of casualties. The French army said Monday it had begun the process of disarming rebels in the strife-torn country.

AFP

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