Please read Four Killed in Christian-Muslim Clashes in Central African Republic, by Paul-Marin Ngoupana, at SRN News.
"Heavy weapons fire rang out in the north of Central African Republic’s capital Bangui on Monday during inter-religious clashes and the Red Cross said at least four people were killed.
"French and African troops have struggled to contain violence between Muslim Seleka rebels and Christian militias that has already killed 1,000 people this month and displaced hundreds of thousands.
" “There was heavy weapons fire north of Bangui for a few hours and several neighborhoods were affected,” Amy Martin, head of the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Bangui told Reuters.
"A Reuters reporter in the capital reported shell explosions and mortar fire but it had stopped by late morning.
"Heavy arms fire was reported in Bangui during a two-day surge in violence which began on December 5 but shooting in recent days has been limited to sporadic small arms fire.
" “In the area (of the clashes) there were four bodies but I’m sure there will be more,” Red Cross President Pastor Antoine Mbao Bogo told Reuters on Monday, adding that four other bodies were found in other parts of the capital."