BEST NEWS PHOTOS OF 2008: Editors' Picks

BEST NEWS PHOTOS OF 2008: Editors' Picks
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Kibumba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, October 19, 2008--A young girl carries water near the Kibumba refugee camp in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Escalated fighting between forces loyal to the Congolese president and those of the rebel general Laurent Nkunda, an ethnic Tutsi, forced more than 5,000 to flee the town of Rumangabo after rebel troops captured an army base there in October. (See video of the attack.)

The Kibumba camp expanded into a local school to accommodate newcomers from Rumangabo.
—Photograph by Walter Astrada/AFP/Getty Images
 
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