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Senegal army enters rebel base in Casamance region

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Senegalese soldiers take over a rebel army base -- one of several officials say it captured in the southern Casamance region. One of Africa's oldest ongoing conflicts, the fighting in Casamance has claimed thousands of lives since it first broke out in December 1982. IMAGES

Added on the 14/06/2021 22:12:23 - Copyright : AFPTV - First images

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