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Catholic Mission evacuates Malekure

The Roman Catholic Mission of Lunsar, 60 km northeast of Makeni, has been evacuated following reports of an advancing rebel column in the area, the Bishop of Makeni, Monsignor Giorgio Biguzzi, said yesterday. He described the measure as precautionary since Lunsar is defended by ECOMOG and civil militia troops.

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