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Over 8,000 Ethiopians flee conflict into Sudan: State media

AFP , Wednesday 11 Nov 2020
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More than 8,000 Ethiopians fleeing conflict in the northern Tigray region have crossed west into neighbouring Sudan within 48 hours, state news agency SUNA said Wednesday.

The report said 6,000 had taken refuge in the state of Gedaref and about 1,100 in Kassala, both in eastern Sudan. Another 1,500 refugees had already arrived on Tuesday, local officials were quoted as saying.

 

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