French forces clash with militia in Central Africa

PARIS (AFP) - French forces clashed with former members of the Central African Republic's Seleka rebellion on Saturday, a military spokesman said.

Gunmen in pick-up trucks shot at the French troops, who returned fire, destroying one of the three vehicles, Gilles Jaron said, adding no French soldiers were killed in the clash.

Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.