CPC Rebels Injure 3 In Attack On Humanitarian Convoy In Central African Republic

The Action Against Hunger organisation workers were allegedly attacked by CPC rebels in Alindao, Central African Republic. The injured persons have been taken to a hospital.

A convoy of vehicles belonging to the French humanitarian non-governmental organisation (NGO), “Action Contre la Faim” (Action Against Hunger) was Wednesday April 6, 2022, attacked by suspected members of the rebel group, Coalition of Patriots for Change (CPC) in Basse-Kotto prefecture, situated about 550 km to the east of Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic.

“The convoy comprising of five vehicles was travelling from the locality of Pouloubou when it fell in an ambush by an armed gang about seven kilometres from the entrance to Kpanga village situated 45 km from Alindao on the Mingala highway in Basse-Kotto prefecture,” a civil society source in Alindao told HumAngle.

After searching the occupants of the vehicles for some minutes, the assailants seized their satellite and ordinary telephones, computers and printers, as well as other belongings.

Local authorities said at least three persons were wounded with one in a very critical condition.

The critically wounded person was rushed to the Alindao hospital where he was  immediately operated upon.

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Chief Bisong Etahoben is a Cameroonian investigative journalist and traditional ruler. He writes for international media and has participated in several transnational investigations. Etahoben won the first-ever Cameroon Investigative Journalist Award in 1992. He serves as a member of a number of international investigative journalism professional bodies including the Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR). He is HumAngle's Francophone and Central Africa editor.

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