Bangui - The International Committee of the Red Cross
says at least 30 people have been killed in Central African Republic's volatile
capital over the last three days.
Nadia Dibsy, a spokesperson for the ICRC in Bangui, said on
Friday that the capital is now experiencing "unprecedented levels of
An AP journalist on Wednesday saw the bodies of two men
who had been hacked to death with machetes and mutilated.
The spike in violence comes even as 1 600 French troops
and 5 000 African peacekeepers try to stabilise the country.
A political crisis sparked by a March 2013 coup has
ignited violence between the Muslim rebels who seized power and the majority
Now that the rebels no longer hold power, the Christians
are attacking Muslim civilians.