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Senegal closes its borders with Guinea over Ebola fears: Interior ministry

Published on Aug 22, 2014 6:31 AM
 

DAKAR (AFP) - Senegal closed its borders with Guinea on Thursday over fears of the Ebola epidemic, more than three months after it re-opened them, said a statement from the interior ministry.

"Senegal has decided to once again close the land borders with the Republic of Guinea," the statement said, adding that this extends to "air and sea borders for aircraft and ships from the Republic of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia".

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