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Makeshift Training Ground Found

A Ghanaian military officer said on Monday a makeshift training ground had been found in a Liberian refugee camp in the West African country during a raid sparked by reports that refugees were being recruited for war. Joseph Danquah, commander of the southern troops of the Ghana Armed Forces, said the training ground was discovered on Sunday when soldiers and police raided the Buduburam refugee camp, on the outskirts of the capital Accra. “Some of the refugees themselves confirmed to us that it was a training and meeting place for ex-combatants and those who are trying to recruit people for wars in neighbouring countries,” Danquah, who led the team to the camp, said. The raid was organised to arrest suspected recruiters but the authorities failed to find the people they were seeking. A search for firearms by police with sniffer dogs at the sprawling camp yielded just one weapon in the possession of a Ghanaian. Full Story

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