Seleka Rebels Seize Central African Republic [CAR] Capital, President Flees


Mar. 25, 2013

NewsRescue– Rebels have seized the presidential palace in the capital of the Central African Republic.

Sunday, the Seleka rebel alliance declared that the Central African Republic President François Bozizé had fled and was now “former president”.

President Francois Bozize has crossed into the Democratic Republic of Congo.

According to VOA:

South African says 13 of its soldiers were killed and 27 others wounded in fighting with rebels in the capital of the Central African Republic. President Jacob Zuma says that one soldier remains missing after the clashes that began Saturday in Bangui.

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