Displaced children in Bossangoa
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Living in fear in Bossangoa, CAR

French troops in the Central African Republic are expanding their operations, in an effort to restore order following sectarian fighting.

French troops in the Central African Republic are expanding their operations, in an effort to restore order following sectarian fighting.

France is increasing its presence in the CAR to 1,600 troops to help peacekeepers deal with rising violence between Muslim and Christian militias.

Meanwhile, thousands of people in the country remain in fear of further violence and there are concerns about the humanitarian impact of the unrest.

Thomas Fessy reports from the town of Bossangoa, where many people have fled to a military base in search of sanctuary.

  • 07 Dec
  • From the section Africa