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More Than 16,000 Flee Amid Clashes at Colombia Border

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7Dnews London - AFP

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 19:15 GMT

At least 16,000 people have been displaced from their homes by armed conflict in the border region between Colombia and Venezuela, the United Nations said, reports AFP.

Fighting continued between rebel groups and government forces between March 14 and July 5 provoked a mass exodus from the the Catatumbo region that straddles the border between the South American neighbours, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said on Tuesday.

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