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The bloodshed, which began on December 3, 2017, in the central town of Ippy, resulted from clashes between the mainly Muslim ex-Seleka rebels and Christian anti-Balaka militia.
UN Security Council is expected to adopt on Wednesday a draft resolution that will add 900 troops to the UN mission in the C.A Republic and step up measures to prevent sex abuse by peacekeepers.
CAR's minister for public security, Henri Wanzet, told state radio that four people had died in the attack and around 20 were injured. An official probe has been opened, Wanzet said.
At least 26 people were killed during clashes in a southeast region of the Central African Republic where the government has struggled to assert its authority.
UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said today he saw "the early warnings of genocide" during a recent visit to Central African Republic, which has faced sectarian fighting since 2013.
Renewed clashes in the Central African Republic are early warning signs of genocide, the UN aid chief has said, calling for more troops and police.
A statement from United Nations on Monday morning says the peacekeeper was killed Sunday in the southeastern town of Bangassou by suspected anti-Balaka militias.
At least 77 people died in a road accident in the Central African Republic, a hospital official said today, a day after the crash between Bambari and Ippy in the centre of the country.
Investigators found evidence of more than 560 civilian deaths and the destruction of more than 4,200 homes by militias since late 2014, HRW said.
The death toll from clashes in Central African Republic has surged to around 100, local officials said of violence that erupted hours after the government signed a truce with rebel groups.
Surging violence in Central African Republic has killed hundreds and forced some 88,000 people to flee their homes since the beginning of the month, the United Nations said.
In the initial ambush and firefight, one Cambodian peacekeeper was killed and seven Moroccans and one Cambodian were injured.
A statement on late Friday said that 15 fighters were killed on Thursday in the communities of Mbriki and Belima on the outskirts of Bambari.