Luxury Mercedes-Benz vehicles outside ousted President Francois Bozize's Presidential Palace in Bangui. Seleka rebels ousted the Central African Republic President in a coup d'etat in March 2013. They immediately began enlisting unemployed youth into their ranks. These youths were given a brief training, armed and sent out to patrol the city. However, chaos has ensued as coup leader Michel Djotodia and his new government struggle to control their soldiers. Looting is widespread and there are regular clashes between different Seleka groupings.