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REBELS ATTACK SIERRA LEONE HOSPITAL

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Suspected rebels have attacked a small town in northern Sierra Leone, killing 36 people including six hospital patients, military officials said Sunday.

Two Filipino doctors operating on two patients in Massanga Hospital had to abandon the surgery. They managed to flee with the patients and some hospital workers in two vans as the rebel attack began Friday, the military said.An undisclosed number of hospital workers and patients were abducted by the rebels, who looted the medical store and dispensary, they said.