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China Urges All of Its People in Central African Republic to Remain in Place Following Attack That Killed 9

Unknown gunmen launched a pre-dawn raid early Sunday morning on a newly-opened Chinese-operated mine near the Central African Republic (CAR) capital of Bangui, killing 9 Chinese nationals and injuring two others.

It’s not clear at this time who is responsible and what the aim of the assault was. The incident, though, is just the latest in a series of attacks on Chinese in the CAR, coming just days after gunmen kidnapped three Chinese nationals near the border with Cameroon.

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