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French Troops Deploy Tanks in CAR Capital

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Heavy gunfire rocked the capital of the Central African Republic on Wednesday, killing as many as nine people.   The gunfire prompted French troops to deploy tanks to protect their position at the Bangui airport.   VOA's French-to-Africa service reports the shooting was concentrated in northern Bangui, and the sound of heavy weapons could be heard in several neighborhoods.   Officials with the African-led peacekeeping mission in CAR told reporters for VOA that five...

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