Refugees Camps On Fire [Archives:2000/08/Local News]

January 21 2000

Fires erupted on Wednesday 16.2.2000 in three Somalians refugee camps in Abian in south Yemen. Security sources in the camps told Yemen Times that the fire was caused by leakage of gas while one of the refugees was making wine and that a number of suspected had been arrested for investigation. 
At another level, some newspapers have recently reported the spread of AIDS and other kinds of diseases among the refugees.