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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Gulu [northern Uganda], 29 October: An estimated 2,000 people, mainly women and children, have entered Uganda during the past three months after fleeing hunger in southern Sudan, local officials in northern Uganda said on Friday.
"We estimate that up to 2,000 of them have crossed over to Moyo district," Akumu Mavenjina, the resident district commissioner in charge of Moyo told IRIN by telephone from Moyo town.
"Some started moving over following reports a few months ago suggesting that the (rebel) Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) was targeting them in villages and killing dozens of them, but …