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Fighting in Bangui yet again

After a truce lasted a couple of weeks, fighting started again yesterday in Bangui.
A couple of miles from our Paediatric Centre, there have been new clashes between international forces and the Anti-balaka.

In the evening, at the Complexe Pédiatrique, the public hospital where we work, we received two children with gunshot wounds.
A 5-year-old girl had a bullet wound in her abdomen; a 13-year-old boy died on arrival: he had been injured by a rocket.

This morning, another child was injured by a stray bullet: fortunately this is a superficial wound and we have already discharged him.
Today, there is still a lot of tension, even in front of our Paediatric Centre. The situation in Bangui is totally unpredictable.

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