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Ethnic Clash in South Kills 12, Wounds 16

Ethnic fighting between rival mobs of Muslim and non-Muslim residents killed 12 people and injured another 16 in the south Chadian town of Bebedjia, the country’s defence minister said on Monday. Bebedjia lies about 35 km from Chad’s oilfields at Doba, the largest private sector investment ever undertaken in Africa, which have been pumping crude oil for the last year. Residents in the town, most of whose inhabitants are Christian or practise traditional African religions, say its proximity to the oil project has attracted people looking for jobs, notably nomadic Muslims from the north of Chad. Full Story

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