Sep 30, 2000, 12:01 AM
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UNHCR :Zambia in arriving refugees new among rebels UNITA High Nations United The -- IRNA 30, Sept Nations, United Vienna, fifty some that reported has (UNHCR) Refugees for Commissioner 8,500 some among were UNITA group rebel Angolan the of members five past the over Angola from Zambia in arrived had who refugees .days Kris spokesman UNHCR Friday, on Geneva in press the Briefing for Union National the) UNITA of officers senior that said Janowski who rebels, the among be might (Angola of Independence Total the in camp separate a in accommodated and disarmed been have .province Mwinilunga Zambian with mission joint a planning is agency refugee The assess and rebels the interview to week next area the to officials .said spokesman the cases, their who civilians are refugees the of majority overwhelming The" advancing and rebels UNITA between fighting fierce fled have "Angola, of province Moxico eastern the in troops government fall the in resulted had offensive the that adding said, Janowski .week last forces government to Cazombo of town the of now province the in UNITA by held previously villages all Almost" .said he "government, the by retaken been have to appear UNITA of presence the Zambia, in officials UNHCR to According signal could week this Zambia entered have who those among fighters rebels with conflict, Angolan the in trend new interesting an .country the fleeing now themselves of majority a included months few past the over arrivals Previous not but fighters, the of relatives them of some children, and women .said Janowski themselves, fighters the the since Zambia in refuge sought have Angolans 20,000 to Close in movement rebel the against campaign government fresh a of start .year last October the over 10,000 reach to refugees of number the expects UNHCR .weekend EA/MHJ/YS End