Sudan’s influx of Ethiopian refugees continues to grow

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    Thousands of refugees from Ethiopia’s Benishangul-Gumuz region have crossed into Sudan’s Blue Nile state since November while the country is already hosting more than 65,000 Ethiopian refugees from Tigray.

    Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports near the Sudan-Ethiopia border.

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