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World IN BRIEF : SIERRA LEONE

38 Killed as Rebels Renew Attacks

August 30, 1996|From Times Wire Reports

Thirty-one civilians and seven soldiers were killed in a rebel ambush in eastern Sierra Leone, the military said, raising fears of renewed fighting after months of relative calm. It said fighters of the Revolutionary United Front attacked a government position Monday in Foindu, about 200 miles east of Freetown, the capital.

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