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Tuesday, 1 October, 2002, 20:56 GMT 21:56 UK
In pictures: Rwanda pulls out of Bukavu
Two weeks after starting to withdraw its troops from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda has begun pulling its forces out of South Kivu province.

Thousands of Congolese line the streets of Bukavu to see the Rwandan troops pull out from South Kivu province.
Rwanda's troops have been in Dr Congo for four years

Rwanda had tens of thousands of troops in DR Congo
Commanders say 7,000 troops have already gone

The Rwandans said they were in DR Congo to fight Hutu rebels.
Rwandan soldiers will cross the Ruzizi river into Rwanda

The Rwandans say the South Kivu part of the withdrawal is the biggest operation since the pull-out began.
About 23,000 troops are expected to leave by Friday


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