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Minister Stabbed to Death by Mob as Violence Escalates in Central African Republic
Written by Lova Rakotomalala On 24 January 2014 @ 14:04 pm | 2 Comments
In Breaking News, Central African Republic, English, Ethnicity & Race, French, Human Rights, Humanitarian Response, International Relations, Quick Reads, Sub-Saharan Africa, War & Conflict
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 .
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 sources: https://twitter.com/AdrienJaulmes/status/426702404743364608
 #Bangui: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Bangui&src=hash
 January 24, 2014: https://twitter.com/bouckap/statuses/426708922272337920
 more than 1 million people: http://t.co/3uC9Wv0wxO
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