U.N. helicopters kill six rebels in Central African Republic fighting

February 10, 2015 5:09 PM

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BANGUI (Reuters) - U.N. peacekeepers in Central African Republic used helicopters to bombard positions held by a rebel faction in a town northeast of the capital and six rebels died, the United Nations said.

The peacekeepers and French troops hit government buildings in the town of Bria occupied by the Popular Front for the Renaissance of Central Africa (FPRC), a faction of the mainly-Muslim Seleka rebels.

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