MOSCOW (Sputnik) — UN workers interviewed a total of 139 alleged victims, including 25 children. Eight paternity claims were filed, six of which were by minors.
"16 possible perpetrators from Gabon and 25 from Burundi have been identified through photos and corroborating evidence," the UN said in a statement.
Nearly 11,000 UN peacekeepers have been deployed to the CAR in 2014 to maintain a fragile peace between Islamic Seleka rebels and Christian militias. The majority of the incidents under investigation happened in 2014 and 2015.