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20 Nov 2018 | 12:30 AM UTC

CAR: Three soldiers killed in Bambari on November 18

Central African Republic News Alert

At least three soldiers killed in a shootout in Bambari (Ouaka prefecture) on November 18

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/19/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/23/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Bangui). COUNTRY/REGION Bambari

Event

On Sunday, November 18, authorities in CAR announced that three soldiers were killed and three others wounded in a shootout in the town of Bambari (Ouaka prefecture). According to local sources, the violence broke out during a dispute between members of a military engineering unit. A heightened security presence is to be anticipated in the area in the near term.

Advice

Individuals present in CAR are advised to monitor local developments, maintain a high degree of situational awareness. In general, a number of Western governments advise their citizens against travel to the east and northeast of the country for various security reasons, including the presence of armed groups and ongoing conflicts.

 

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