Burundi refugees lured to join rebel group

Several people in Rwanda refugee camp say they have been approached to join group fighting Burundi government.

    Burundians living in neighbouring Rwanda are being recruited to join a rebel group fighting in the east African country, Al Jazeera has learnt.

    Al Jazeera spoke to several people in Mahama regugee camp in Eastern Rwanda who say they have been approached to joing the group fighting the Burundi government.
     
    They say that dozens of men have left the camp.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi has this exclusive report from Mahama refugee camp in Eastern Rwanda.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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