Hundreds are thought to have fled and joined armed group, leaving behind distraught families and a worried government.
"Nazanine Moshiri, a roving correspondent based in Tunis, regularly reports from across Africa. Moshiri has covered some of Al Jazeera English's bigg... est news stories, including the Tunisian uprising in 2011, and conflicts ranging from the DRC to Ukraine. She has also spent a substantial amount of time reporting from the Central African Republic."
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