Several sources report that a Muslim minister was attacked and killed with knives by mob in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) today (24/01). This recent twitter update by Peter Bouckaert, Emergency Director at Human Rights Watch confirms the identity of the minister:
x-Patasse Min of Health welcomed and hosted Seleka when they entered #Bangui, was attacked w machetes today and died from wounds.
— Peter Bouckaert (@bouckap) January 24, 2014
The conflict between Séléka and anti-balakas in CAR has already forced the displacement of more than 1 million people.