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Refugees in Niger plead for aid

Thousands of refugees have fled across the border from fighting in northern Mali into neighbouring Niger, Mauritania, and Burkina Faso.

The refugees have been escaping new clashes between rebel Touaregs and Mali government forces.

The BBC has been to see some of the refugees who are camped across the border in Niger. Nick Childs reports.

  • 18 Feb 2012