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Haiti riots against UN heat up
Riots erupt as citizens blame Nepalese peacekeepers for bringing the cholera disease.
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2010 13:52 GMT

More than a thousand people have now been killed in the cholera outbreak, which the UN says is now being used for political reasons because of forthcoming elections.

Some Haitians are blaming the Nepalese peacekeepers for the deadly cholera virus.

The government is sending it's own troops to protect the peacekeepers.

Al Jazeera's Rosie Garthwaite has the details.

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