Muslims, Christians torn apart in Central Africa town

December 18, 2013

"The Christian camp is on one side, the Muslim camp on another, separated by a red dirt road littered with abandoned homes, a no man's land swirling with bitterness, rumours and accusations. Wrenched apart by sectarian violence, the Central African Republic town of Bossangoa has become little more than a ghost town...'Spontaneously and in waves, in the past two months, 40,000 Christians in Bossangoa and surrounding villages have gathered around the archbishopric, crammed onto only four hectares,' said an official from the aid group Action Against Hunger."