Angry Mobs Carry Out Revenge Attacks In Central African Republic

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December 09, 2013 AT 9:27 AM
Christian and Muslim mobs went on lynching sprees on Monday as French forces began disarming fighters in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic. At least 459 people have been killed in the city since Thursday, according to figures from the local Red Cross cited by Reuters. Krista Larson, a reporter with the Associated Press, described how one man who was walking with his son was singled out because of his white robe, traditionally worn by Muslims: The man was saved by French troops, Larson reported: