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April 24th, 2009
World Links: 60 Killed in Baghdad; 50,000 Trapped in Sri Lanka

As many as 50,000 people are trapped in fighting in northeastern Sri Lanka.

Taliban militants, occupying Buner in northwestern Pakistan, are withdrawing to their stronghold in the Swat Valley.

Over sixty people are killed in a suicide bomb attack at a shrine in western Baghdad.

Five children are killed and hundreds of homes burned by Hutu rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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