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Violence displaces 200,000 in CAR

Mistrust between religious groups worsen conditions in evacuation centres, where thousands seek shelter.

Last updated: 18 Dec 2013 08:30
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The UN has said that more than 200,000 people in the Central African Republic have been forced from their homes.

Christians of the Anti-Balaka militia raided Muslim neignbourhoods in a country that has been seeing tit-for-tat violence since a mainly Muslim rebel group, named Seleka, seized power in March and toppled President Francois Bozize .

One northern city has witnessed dozens of deaths, and the Catholic bishop there has told Al Jazeera that mistrust between communities runs deep.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Bossangoa.

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