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UNHCR finds 400 more DRC refugees

UNHCR reported on Friday that another 400 DRC refugees have been discovered in Kisoro, southwestern Uganda. The group had returned from the DRC after being expelled by the Ugandan army. UNHCR said the refugees are be transported to Kyangwali refugee camp in Hoima district. In addition, some 1,000 refugees out of a total of 2,000 who had been stranded in Kisoro have been found, the statement said


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