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Tension as more refugees enter Uganda through Bunagana Boarder

By Moses Kidandi

Over one thousand refugees have crossed Uganda from the Democratic republic of Congo through the Bunagana Boarder through Kisoro district.

The refugees who include mostly women and children are fleeing harsh conditions in Democratic Republic of Congo which include hunger and renewed reports of armed groups reportedly regrouping.

According to Kiwanuka Fred the settlement commandant for Chaka 11  settlement,the refugees are being transported by the United Nations High commission for refugees to Kyenjojo after thorough screening by Ugandan Authorities.

They are expected to be resettled at Chaka 11 settlement camp which is currently hosting 60,000 refugees and Rwamwanja which is holding up to 70,000 refugees who fled various atrocities in DRC.

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