Thousands displaced in CAR amid armed attacks

Al Jazeera reports from refugee camps on one of the worst humanitarian crises in history of Central African Republic.

    Attacks on civilians in Central African Republic have caused tens of thousands of people to flee from their homes amid the deterioraring security situation in the country.

    Refugees have been gathering in an improvised camps in a remote northern town.

    Last week, senior UN officials told the UN Security Council that the CAR is at risk of slipping into genocide as armed groups incite Christians and Muslims against each other in the virtually lawless country.

    Violence has increased since a coalition of fighters named Seleka took control of the capital, Bangui, and deposed President Francois Bozize in March.

    Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri files this exclusive report from a refugee camp in Bossangoa in the north west of the country.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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