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28 July 2008

IRIN (UN News)

BUJUMBURA — Several thousand combatants of the Forces for National Liberation (FNL) have assembled at Rugazi in northwestern Bubanza Province but only a few weapons have been handed in, according to observers. FNL spokesman Pasteur Habimana said 2,450 fighters were in Rugazi and that number would rise to 3,000 as more came in from pre-assembly areas in Bujumbura Rurale. The rebels were required to surrender their weapons to an African Union protection unit, but... (

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