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Red cross says 30 killed in C.Africa capital in three days
Publish Date: Jan 31, 2014
Red cross says 30 killed in C.Africa capital in three days
A young boy looks on as displaced Muslims from Central Africa, Chad and other countries fleeing attacks by Christian extremist militias gather in a hangar at the airport in Bangui on January 30, 2014 (AFP, Issouf Sanogo)
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Fighting in the capital of strife-torn Central African Republic has killed at least 30 people over the past three days, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Friday.

Thirty bodies have been collected from the streets of the capital, the head of the ICRC delegation Georgios Georgantas said, adding that he was very concerned by the "unprecedented level of violence" that has also left at least 60 people wounded.

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