Rebels of the Return, Reclamation and Rehabilitation (3R) movement killed one soldier of the Central African Republic national army, FACA, and captured another in Djoko on Sunday, June 5.
Djoko is about 25 km from Bocaranga towards Bang in the Ouham-Pende prefecture to the country’s northwest.
The two soldiers were riding on a motorcycle when they fell into an ambush by the rebels at about 10 a.m. (CAT).
“The provisional balance sheet is that one soldier died and another was captured,” a local source told HumAngle.
Locals say the attackers were combatants of the 3R movement.
However, some soldiers of the Central African Republic went on a rampage after the incident.
Sources disclosed that they were shooting indiscriminately in Bocaranga and injured two civilians.
Ambushes and attacks with improvised explosive devices are recurrent in the prefectures of Nana-Mambere, Ouham-Pende and Lim-Pende to the northwest of the Central African Republic.
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