P168 CEEFAX 168 Sun 9 Apr 02:34/11       WORLD  SIERRA LEONE REBEL ATTACK REPULSED The government in Sierra Leone says its troops have repulsed an attack by Revolutionary United Front rebels on a town near the capitalN Correspondent say it was the closest the rebels have come to Freetown in four years of fighting. Government troops beat off the rebel attack on Newtown with the aid of Guinean forces. In the past few days, there have also been reports of attacks on two other towns near FreetownN  Home 110 Politics 130 World 160 Next News World Diary TV/Radio