Central African Republic

Health centre looted by paramilitary organisation linked to the Wagner Group
16 October 2021: In Kpondigmon village, Bossangoa town and district, Ouham prefecture, a health centre was looted, shops destroyed, livestock stolen and three civilians killed during an attack on the village by personnel of the Russia-linked paramilitary organisation Wagner Group, supported by the Central African Armed Forces (FACA). Sources: Corbeau News and Humangle more
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