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More displaced arrive in Kenema

Humanitarian sources said today that rebel activities near the southeastern town of Kenema have prompted fresh arrivals of internally displaced persons (IDPs) into the town. The estimated number of IDPs in Kenema is now 50,000, up from 36,000 reported last week. There are many wounded people among the new arrivals and drugs are reported to be in short supply, the sources said.


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