French reinforcements went into the Central African Republic's capital on Friday, just a day after the UN Security assembly authorized troops to intervene in the war-torn homeland.
The Red traverse announced Friday that it had assembled the bodies of 281 persons killed throughout two days of strong clashes.
The leader of Red Cross in vehicle, Pastor Antoine Mbao Bogo, said the toll would likely rise considerably when the association restarted its work on the weekend.
"Tomorrow is going to be a monster of a day," he said.
Hundreds of persons crowded a field as French fighters reached, wanting to search safety from the violence and lawlessness in capital Bangui.
The bloodshed has provoked France to send combatant jets, helicopters, parachutists and armored vehicles to its former colony.
The joined Kingdom supplied a transport plane to help France's equipped intervention.
“You have to protected, you have to disarm,” French protecting against Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian notified wireless France Internationale.
“You have to double-check that the vandals, the bandits, the militias know they can’t use the streets of Bangui for their battles.”
French forces are now patrolling the town, which is allegedly empty.