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More UN Peacekeepers Deploy In Liberia, But Rebels Block Others - 2003-12-31

United Nations peacekeepers in Liberia have continued their deployment into rebel-held areas in the interior of the country. More than one thousand troops from Pakistan and Bangladesh were involved in today’s deployment. However, troops were blocked from deployment in certain areas reportedly by Lurd rebels.

English to Africa reporter Winston Monboe flew with a team of senior UN officials to observe the operations. Click above links to listen or download full report.