File - An anti-balaka fighter puts a knife to his throat showing what he would do to any Seleka, in a neighborhood of Bangui.
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Hundreds of residents of the Central African Republic capital Bangui were still fleeing Tuesday after an attack in which Chadian soldiers fired into a crowd, killing at least 24 .Most of the mainly Christian people leaving northern Bangui headed for camps for displaced people scattered throughout the city, where flags flew at half-mast as part of three days of national mourning for the latest casualties.The troops had come to repatriate Chadians eager to go home.Both local residents and representatives of the mainly Christian anti-balaka vigilantes, formed last year to combat a mostly Muslim rebel militia, charge that the Chadian troops deliberately opened fire on civilians and shot in all directions.
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