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Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Make Surprise Visit To Bosnia


Actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt during their visit to Bosnia

Actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt during their visit to Bosnia

Hollywood actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are visiting Bosnia on a surprise trip meant to highlight the plight of hundreds of thousands still homeless 15 years after the end of the Bosnian war.

The celebrity couple arrived on April 4 and today visited a refugee camp near the eastern town of Gorazde.

Some 117,000 people remain displaced by the 1992-1995 Bosnian war. They are unable to return to their homes either because they have not been rebuilt or because their villages lack basic infrastructure.

Jolie has served as an ambassador for the United Nation's Refugee Agency (UNHCR) since 2001.

The couple banned the press from covering their visit. Reports say they will leave Bosnia later today and travel to neighboring Croatia.

Compiled from agency reports
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