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Thousands flee to Uganda from DRC

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Thousands flee to Uganda from DRC
Mel Frykberg
JOHANNESBURG, February 14 (ANA) – The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has reported that over 22,000 people have fled from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to neighbouring Uganda as ethnic violence in the north-east of Congo surges.
On Tuesday the UNHCR confirmed that the new arrivals brought the total number of people who had fled to 34,000 since the beginning of the year.
"We have seen in the last weeks that on average around 3,000 pe ...

 

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