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October 7, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Fighting raged Saturday in Rwanda's countryside between government troops and invading rebels, and foreigners fled the capital of the central African nation by the hundreds. No further fighting was reported in the capital, Kigali, where French Foreign Legionnaires and Belgian paratroopers secured their nations' embassies, parts of the city, the airport and its access highway.
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April 15, 1994 | From Times Wire Services
Mortar shells slammed into Kigali airport Thursday, threatening attempts by foreigners and Belgian troops to escape Rwanda's slide into gruesome anarchy. As a tide of tribal slaughter raged into a second week, a total of 10 mortar rounds hit taxiways and the perimeter of the international airport while the last of 400 Belgian troops were pulling out.
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NEWS
April 15, 1994 | From Times Wire Services
Mortar shells slammed into Kigali airport Thursday, threatening attempts by foreigners and Belgian troops to escape Rwanda's slide into gruesome anarchy. As a tide of tribal slaughter raged into a second week, a total of 10 mortar rounds hit taxiways and the perimeter of the international airport while the last of 400 Belgian troops were pulling out.
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April 13, 1994 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Belgian nationals fleeing from the violence in Rwanda returned home early Tuesday, carrying with them tales that detailed the horrors that have swept the Central African nation for the past week. Fighting erupted after the country's president, Juvenal Habyarimana, along with the president of neighboring Burundi, Cyprian Ntayamira, was killed in a plane crash, apparently after the craft was hit by rocket fire near the airport at Kigali, the Rwandan capital.
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April 12, 1994 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid continued fighting and tales of horrific carnage, the emergency evacuation of Westerners from Rwanda gathered pace Monday as more than 100 Belgian nationals were flown out of the country and others awaited rescue in the beleaguered capital, Kigali.
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April 11, 1994 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
With as many as 10,000 dead in their blood-soaked capital, warring ethnic groups in the Central African nation of Rwanda resumed fighting following a brief cease-fire Sunday, as Americans and other foreigners arrived in the relative safety of neighboring Burundi after harrowing overland journeys and air evacuations.
NEWS
April 13, 1994 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Belgian nationals fleeing from the violence in Rwanda returned home early Tuesday, carrying with them tales that detailed the horrors that have swept the Central African nation for the past week. Fighting erupted after the country's president, Juvenal Habyarimana, along with the president of neighboring Burundi, Cyprian Ntayamira, was killed in a plane crash, apparently after the craft was hit by rocket fire near the airport at Kigali, the Rwandan capital.
NEWS
April 12, 1994 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid continued fighting and tales of horrific carnage, the emergency evacuation of Westerners from Rwanda gathered pace Monday as more than 100 Belgian nationals were flown out of the country and others awaited rescue in the beleaguered capital, Kigali.
NEWS
April 11, 1994 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
With as many as 10,000 dead in their blood-soaked capital, warring ethnic groups in the Central African nation of Rwanda resumed fighting following a brief cease-fire Sunday, as Americans and other foreigners arrived in the relative safety of neighboring Burundi after harrowing overland journeys and air evacuations.
NEWS
October 7, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Fighting raged Saturday in Rwanda's countryside between government troops and invading rebels, and foreigners fled the capital of the central African nation by the hundreds. No further fighting was reported in the capital, Kigali, where French Foreign Legionnaires and Belgian paratroopers secured their nations' embassies, parts of the city, the airport and its access highway.
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