Sectarian tensions mount in C. African Rep. town

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Posted: Saturday, November 30, 2013 12:00 am

BOUCA, Central African Republic (AP) - About a dozen Muslim armed fighters rolled up to the Catholic mission in their pickup truck and delivered an ominous message to the hundreds seeking refuge on church grounds: Leave the premises by morning or face death.

Ismael Hadjaro, a self-proclaimed colonel in a rebel movement that overthrew Central African Republic's president earlier this year, accused the mission and its staff of harboring armed Christian combatants.

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