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Residents on Bangui remain on edge as French troops continue patrol

Despite the calm found on this street in Central African Republic, residents in the capital Bangui are worried. Hundreds have died over the last week in attacks between Muslim and Christian communities, including in the Miskine district. (SOUNDBITE) (French) POLICE OFFICER RACHEL DIMAGUE SAYING: "There's a lot of shooting here. We don't know how to live anymore. The children have left to take refuge and we don't know how to live. We are in a country at war." A shooting overnight left many residents on edge. The conflict centers on the Muslim Seleka rebels who seized power in March and Christian militia groups who remain loyal to former President Francois Bozize. Although French troops arrived last week to intervene, the violence has yet to be contained. Meanwhile, the ragtag army of Central African Republic remains in their barracks, waiting for the international peacekeepers to stabilize the country. (SOUNDBITE) (French) MILITARY CHIEF O

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