Muslims flee attacks in CAR amid chaos

Scenes of mayhem as Muslims terrified of anti-Balaka Christian militia scramble to board convey heading for Cameroon.

    There have been chaotic scenes in the Central African Republic after Muslims refugees tried to join a convoy of trucks heading to Cameroon.

    The people in Boali, a town located 90km north of the capital Bangui, are fleeing Christian militias that have been attacking their communities.

    The World Food Programme says 150,000 Muslims have now left the country.

    Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Boali.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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