New peacekeeping force amasses in CAR

As Central African Republic faces threat of genocide, 6,000-strong International Support Mission aims to quell violence.

    A new African peacekeeping force is about to move into action in the Central African Republic, which has been gripped by unrest since President Michel Djotodia stormed to power in a March coup.

    Fighting has broken out between militia loyal to him, and others who support the former president.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Bossangoa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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