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  Rwandan refugees return from Burundi, U.N. worried
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Last EditedBrandonius Maximus  Jun 14, 2005 02:15pm
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News DateTuesday, June 14, 2005 08:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionBUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Thousands of Rwandans who fled to Burundi fearing persecution over the 1994 genocide have returned to Rwanda, but international groups who were denied access to the refugees fear they may have been forced home.

Adding to concern, witnesses said 11 Rwandan Hutus were hurt jumping off trucks en route to Burundi's border with Rwanda.

About 4,700 Rwandan Hutus had left the Songore transit camp in northern Burundi to go home voluntarily by Monday afternoon, Burundi's Interior Minister Jean Marie Ngendahayo told Reuters.

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