UN warning over Central African Republic genocide risk
4 November 2013 Last updated at 07:41 GMT
The United Nations has warned that the Central African Republic is at risk of spiralling into genocide.
Senior officials say the international community must intervene to stop armed groups from inciting violence between Christians and Muslims.
The country has been virtually lawless since rebels seized the capital and ousted the president in March.
For the past two months, the town of Bossangoa has been at the crossroads of the violence between the two communities.
A BBC team has gained rare access to the country, from where Laeila Adjovi reports.