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Refugee crisis looms in Congo

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Congolese children sit on a step in Sake in front of a group of M23 rebels who controlled the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo town. Rebels took the town on Thursday, but were engaged in heavy gunfights this afternoon as government-allied militia tried to retake it.

Congolese children sit on a step in Sake in front of a group of M23 rebels who controlled the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo town. Rebels took the town on Thursday, but were engaged in heavy gunfights this afternoon as government-allied militia tried to retake it. Photo: AFP

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