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Vol 38 No 12

Published 6th June 1997


Congo guns

In the heaviest fighting since November 1994's ceasefire, the Forças Armadas de Angola have pounded positions of Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola in diamond-rich Lunda Norte. Fighting with mortars and Katyushka rockets is reported by witnesses, including some 2,500 displaced civilians arriving in Nzaje, about 90 kilometres south-east of Dundo on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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