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Mob kills teen soldier in Senegal

DAKAR, Senegal — An angry mob stoned a 17-year-old soldier to death in Central African Republic who had been freed from a rebel group and moved to the capital for his own safety only to be re-recruited by armed fighters, the United Nations children’s agency said Friday.

The killing came amid growing resentment against the fighters, who seized the capital in March and took control of the government.

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