Two French troops injured after clashes with militants in CAR

French soldiers of the Sangaris force patrol as locals take shelter from the rain on July 8, 2014 in BanguiTwo French peacekeepers in the crisis-hit Central African Republic were injured following an attack by armed fighters, France’s military command said on Wednesday. The northern town of Batangafo has become a flashpoint of violence in recent days, with clashes on Monday leaving several members of the Seleka militia dead. The latest clashes took place on Tuesday night when “dozens” of fighters attacked French peacekeepers patrolling the region. No casualty figures were provided for the rebel fighters.

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