Central African Republic security forces clash with youth demonstrators

Opposition politicians are being accused of inciting violent protests by angry youth who blocked the main street of Bangui with burning barricades. Gunfire ensued when security forces responded to the demonstrations. There are no reports of injuries or deaths.

Travellers should exercise extreme caution and avoid all public and political demonstrations since they may become violent without notice. Several countreis have advised their citizens to avoid all travel to this country at this time.

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