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DRC says Rwandan forces supported latest rebel attacks as thousands flee

DRC says Rwandan forces supported latest rebel attacks as thousands flee

Regional authorities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo said Rwandan soldiers and artillery had supported attacks by the M23 rebel group, accusing Rwanda of seeking to occupy the Congolese border town of Bunagana. The violence pushed over 25,000 people to flee the area, with thousands escaping to neighbouring Uganda, the United Nations humanitarian agency OCHA said. Congo's accusations are part of an escalating dispute between the neighbours that have revived old animosities. Rwanda denies backing the M23 offensive. The office of the governor of North Kivu province said Congolese forces had repelled early-morning attacks by M23, backed by Rwandan…
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Congo says Rwandan forces supported latest rebel attacks as thousands flee

Congo says Rwandan forces supported latest rebel attacks as thousands flee

Regional authorities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo said Rwandan soldiers and artillery had supported attacks by the M23 rebel group, accusing Rwanda of seeking to occupy the Congolese border town of Bunagana. The violence pushed over 25,000 people to flee the area, with thousands escaping to neighbouring Uganda, the United Nations humanitarian agency OCHA said. Congo's accusations are part of an escalating dispute between the neighbours that have revived old animosities. Rwanda denies backing the M23 offensive. The office of the governor of North Kivu province said Congolese forces had repelled early-morning attacks by M23, backed by Rwandan…
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