Mob hunts down Muslims in Central African Republic

December 12, 2013 2:37 PM

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In March, an alliance of mostly Muslim rebels from the north tossed out the country’s Christian president in a coup that brought President Michel Djotodia to power. Rage has mounted recently against the men who took part in that coup, known as Seleka rebels, who have also been accused of carrying out scores of attacks on civilians since then.

On Thursday, several thousand people stood by as a group of young men lobbing huge rocks tried to break into the compound of the Saint-Jacques Church in Bangui, looking for an ex-rebel general they believed to be inside.

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