Clashes in Central African Republic town leave 25 dead

BANGUI: Clashes between militia groups in the Central African Republic have killed 25 people including six gendarmes caught in an ambush, the UN peacekeeping mission to the country, MINUSCA, said on Saturday.

"Six gendarmes and four civilians lost their lives on Friday morning in an ambush on the Bambari-Grimari road. The day before, clashes between elements of the anti-balaka and ex-Seleka (militias) caused 15 deaths and a number of wounded," MINUSCA said.