Fear of army reprisals sparks Mali refugee flight

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from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 22 Mar 2013 View Original

By Laurent Prieur

MBERA, Mauritania, March 22 (Reuters) - Fears of ethnic reprisals by government troops in Mali have driven thousands of Arabs and Tuaregs in the country's north to abandon their homes and flee to Mauritania, undermining efforts to reunite their war-torn homeland.

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