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Fleeing Burundians flock to western Tanzania, camps overwhelmed -TRFN| Reuters

May 12, 2015    

KIGOMA, Tanzania (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When heavily pregnant Hadija Mchume saw everyone in her Burundian village packing up to flee political violence, she knew she had to join them."It was a terrible moment for me, but I was strong enough to run away because I wanted to spare the life of my unborn baby," Mchume told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.Just days from her due date, the 23-year-old fled the violence that had engulfed her neighbourhood equipped with gauze and a razor blade -- in case she had to give birth on the move. She made it to Kagunga on Lake Tanganyika, where...

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