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Friday, 17 August 2012 - 18:49
Thousands continue to flee Indian cities
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The exodus of people from India's north-eastern states living in the southern city of Bangalore continues with more migrant workers fleeing.

There are reports of people from the region fleeing the cities of Chennai and Pune as well.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has appealed for calm and said peace "must be maintained at any cost".

More than 300,000 people fled after fighting between indigenous Bodo tribes and Muslim settlers in Assam.

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