MORE TROOPS TO BE SENT TO LIBERIA

A West African peacekeeping force in Liberia will be reinforced to 9,000 men so that an interim government can assume control, an official representing the interim government said Oct. 9. There now are between 6,000 and 7,000 troops in Monrovia sent by the Economic Community of West African States as part of a five-nation peacekeeping force to enforce a cease-fire in the nine-month civil war.

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