UN issues new warnings on Central African Republic

by Nick Cumming-Bruce

Bessan, a village in northwest CAR, suffered considerable destruction at the hands of Seleka rebels. Photo: Nicholas Long/IRIN

GENEVA — Fighting involving Christian militias, Muslims and foreign troops has killed more than 60 people and wounded more than 100 in the past 10 days in Bangui, Central African Republic, United Nations officials said Tuesday, warning that security was deteriorating and appealing for more peacekeeping troops and police officers.