Angry Muslims in Central African Republic call for partition

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(Repeats Thursday story with no changes)

  • Angry Muslims call for partition of country after sectarian violence

  • Militia has driven tens of thousands of Muslims from the south

  • Ethnic battle for resources has taken on religious overtones

  • France, United Nations have spoken out against partition

By Emmanuel Braun

BAMBARI, Central African Republic, April 24 (Reuters) - In this dusty town at the heart of the Central African Republic, many angry Muslims advocate a simple solution to the threat of religious violence from Christian militias terrorising the country's south: partition.

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