PARIS, March 25 (Reuters) - French troops patrolling the
international airport in the capital of the Central African
Republic killed two Indian citizens when three vehicles tried to
enter the facility, France's defence ministry said on Monday.
The ministry said troops at M'Poko airport who had come
under fire from an unknown location shot at the vehicles after
firing warning volleys. Two Indian citizens were killed and an
undisclosed number of Chadians were injured, the ministry said.
France offered its condolences to India and Defence Minister
Jean-Yves Le Drian was due to speak with his Indian counterpart
in the coming hours, the ministry said in a statement.
(Reporting By Nicholas Vinocur; Editing by Michael Roddy)