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African violence explodes

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BANGUI, Central African Republic — Witnesses and aid workers say at least 98 people are dead in the capital of the Central African Republic after a day of clashes between the Muslim armed fighters who rule the country and a Christian militia who opposes them.

An Associated Press journalist counted 48 bodies at a mosque in a northern neighborhood of Bangui late today. Separately, Doctors Without Borders confirmed at least 50 people were dead.

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