Gunmen kill eight in east Congo town, rebels suspected



Attackers with automatic weapons killed at least eight people in a town in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the army said, as a wave of violence in the area entered its third year.
Seven of the dead in Beni were civilians and the other a soldier, army spokesman Mak Hazukay told Reuters. "It's too early to give a definitive death toll," he said.
The army had found another body - believed to be one of the attackers who struck soon before sunset, he added.
The United Nations says more than 700 civilians have been killed near Beni since October 2014, most in overnight... read more

 
10 October 2016 in World News, Views: 34
Source: Reuters
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