1995 Photo Contest, Spot News, 2nd prize

Albert Facelly

Sipa Press for Newsweek

01 July, 1994

A crowd of Rwandan refugees panics and begins to run when three rounds of mortar fire land near them. In the mass stampede more than 100 people perished, crushed and trampled underfoot. More than two million Rwandans fled their war-torn country, turning the border area in eastern Zaire into a vast refugee camp of people desperate with hunger, thirst, disease and fatigue.

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Albert Facelly

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