10 dead, 20 wounded this month in conflicts over land between Nicaragua settlers, Indians

September 17, 2015 9:01 PM

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MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Land conflicts between settlers and Miskito Indians on Nicaragua's Atlantic coast have left at least nine people dead this month and 20 wounded.

Indians have armed themselves and are seeking to expel the settlers, who are drawn in part by the area's rich tropical hardwood forests.

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