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Goroumo
—  village  —
Goroumo is located in Central African Republic
Goroumo
Location in Central African Republic
Coordinates: 6°38′24″N 15°33′0″E / 6.64°N 15.55°E / 6.64; 15.55
Country Central African Republic
Prefecture Ouham-Pendé

Goroumo is a village in the Central African Republic prefecture of Ouham-Pendé, close to the western border with Cameroon, that in 2008 was attacked by bandits who killed almost all the male inhabitants.[1][2] BBC reporter Mike Thomson wrote that many of the bandits were veteran fighters from past coups.[1]

Notes

  1. ^ a b "Massacre haunts CAR villagers". BBC. 2008-12-18. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7788626.stm. Retrieved 2008-12-18.  
  2. ^ "Bandits wipe out African village". BBC. 2008-12-18. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7789380.stm. Retrieved 2009-09-09.   (video)

Coordinates: 6°38′N 15°36′E / 6.64°N 15.6°E / 6.64; 15.6


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