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Refugees Flee Violence in Central Nigeria

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Refugees Flee Violence in Central Nigeria

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Refugees Flee Violence in Central Nigeria

Refugees Flee Violence in Central Nigeria

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Violence in central Nigeria between Christians and Muslims has caused tens of thousands of people to flee the area. President Olusegon Obasanjo declared a state of emergency last week in the state of Plateau. Death toll estimates from attacks in May have ranged from 67 to as many as 600 killed. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and Anna Borzello of the BBC.

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