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Sunday, 18 March, 2001, 10:02 GMT
More violence in Borneo

At least eight Madurese migrants have been killed by indigenous Dayak people in continuing ethnic violence in Indonesian Borneo.

Newspaper reports said eight bodies had been found since Friday near the town of Sampit in central Kalimantan province.

Most were killed when they came out of hiding from the jungle to look for food.

Nearly five hundred people have been killed in the last month since Dayak tribesmen launched a campaign to rid the province of settlers from the island of Madura.

More than fifty thousand Madurese have fled.

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