On Sunday, November 18, authorities in CAR announced that three soldiers were killed and three others wounded in a shootout in the town of Bambari (Ouaka prefecture). According to local sources, the violence broke out during a dispute between members of a military engineering unit. A heightened security presence is to be anticipated in the area in the near term.
Individuals present in CAR are advised to monitor local developments, maintain a high degree of situational awareness. In general, a number of Western governments advise their citizens against travel to the east and northeast of the country for various security reasons, including the presence of armed groups and ongoing conflicts.
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