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Bandits wipe out African village

Thousands of people have fled a brutal uprising by bandits in the politically unstable Central African Republic.

The BBC's Mike Thomson is the first journalist to reach the devastated and now deserted village of Goroumo, where bandits tried to kill every man and boy.

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