"There were around 50 houses burnt. There was about 1000 people who came from the Comoro market area and Lurumata," Marito, a 46-year-old resident of the Comoro neighbourhood where gang battles raged earlier this year, said.However, a Portuguese policeman who declined to give his name said only a handful of houses had been burnt, saying: "Only four to five houses were burnt this morning, so maybe there were 10 houses burnt since yesterday."
Hundreds of houses in Dili have been unoccupied since May when 150,000 people fled to refugee . . . .