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LRA abducts 80 people

Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels abducted 80 people yesterday in northern Uganda, the independent ‘Monitor’ newspaper reported today. The raid took place in Aswa county, five km north of Gulu town. The state-owned ‘New Vision’ reported fierce fighting yesterday at Lacor, 12 km west of Gulu. The paper said that soldiers had been wounded in the clash. In separate incidents on Friday and Saturday around Gulu, the newspaper reported that three rebels were killed and an LRA commander and six other rebels surrendered.

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