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Metals of Compassion

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In April 1994, the Hutus began a campaign of genocide against their fellow neighbors the Tutsis and moderate Hutus. Within 100 days, 800,000 men, women and children were killed. The killing was stopped by rebel RPF forces aided by fellow Tutsis from nearby Burundi, Uganda and Congo. As the rampaging RPF forces enter Kigali, panic stricken Hutus-the army and ethnic militia or Interhamwe- fearing revenge for all their misdeeds make to escape across the border into Kenya and other neighboring countries. It was an all man for himself situation. Along the way some are hit by stray bullets and left for dead. Here is one such encounter.

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