203. After the capture of Bukavu by the AFDL/APR troops and the destruction of the
refugee camps north of the town, the survivors fled in the direction of North Kivu. They
either passed through Kahuzi-Biega National Park (towards Bunyakiri/Hombo) or
Nyabibwe, on the Goma road. However, the refugees who travelled via Nyabibwe were
caught between AFDL/APR troops arriving from Goma and Bukavu, and did not reach
North Kivu.