Thursday, November 10, 2005

Tragic end to Nile exploration
An article on The Telegraph website describes how Ugandan rebels ended Neil McGrigor's expedition to follow the Nile to its source, killing a British safari operator, stealing their belongings and setting fire to their Land Rovers. They were rescued by the army. McGrigor acknowledges that taking one soldier along for security was inadequate in an area notorious as a killing ground, where the Lord's Resistance Army have been responsible for tens of thousands of deaths over the last two decades.
I posted news of the expeditions plans, on this blog, at the end of September here:

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