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Burundi violence drives thousands into DR Congo

About 400,000 people have fled fighting in Burundi to the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two years.

by Malcolm Webb

About 400,000 people have fled fighting in Burundi to the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two years.

The exodus followed Burundi's president announcing he'd run for a third term.

Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports from Uvira, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.


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