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presstv-dr congo ethnic clashes leave 200,000 displaced

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presstv-dr congo ethnic clashes leave 200,000 displaced

about 200,000 people have been displaced in ethnic clashes since mid-december in the northeastern ituri province of the democratic republic of congo, a humanitarian source told afp tuesday.another humanitarian source said "on an average 800 people are arriving daily" in bunia, the main city in the region, due to fighting between the hema and lendu communities.hema herders and lendu farmers have been locked in violence in ituri for decades, with tens of thousands killed from 1999 to 2003."since mid-december about 200,000 people have been displaced in ituri due to the violence," the first humanitarian source said.the un in kampala meanwhile said over 22,000 refugees had fled to uganda recently to escape violence has left several dead and v...