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The four-month-old baby that survived a massacre

By Guardian Exclusive
31 May 2021   |   5:56 pm
Amid the senseless bloody massacre going on in the Republic of Congo, one baby has survived an attack on a village northeast of the country. The four-month-old was found by villagers and security men on the back of one of the victims of the overnight raid.

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