1995 Photo Contest, Spot News, 2nd prize

Albert Facelly

Sipa Press for Newsweek

01 July, 1994

Rwandan families try to scramble away from the horror of a mass stampede in which more than 100 people perished. The exodus of more than two million Rwandans from their war-torn country turned the border area in eastern Zaire into a vast refugee camp of people desperate with hunger, thirst, disease and fatigue. When three rounds of mortar fire landed near them, they panicked and ran.

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Albert Facelly

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