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The Africans risking death in jungle trying to reach US

Thousands of Africans are crossing Panama’s Darien Gap – one of the world’s most dangerous jungles.

The Darien Gap is one of the world’s most dangerous jungles – full of drug traffickers, thieves and poisonous animals.

So why are thousands of Africans trying to cross this jungle in South America?

The BBC’s Catherine Byaruhanga joined one group.

Video journalist: Mohamed Madi

Producer: Alejandro Millan