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Suspected militia fighters kill 4 Congolese soldiers in hit-and-run – UN



 Suspected militia fighters kill 4 Congolese soldiers in hit and run UN
Suspected militia fighters kill 4 Congolese soldiers in hit-and-run – UN

1 Suspected militia fighters killed four Congolese soldiers in a hit-and-run attack on a military post in troubled Kasai-Central province’s capital, Kananga, UN-funded radio has reported.

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2 Fighting between the Kamuina Nsapu militia and government forces over the past year and a half has displaced over one million people in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kasai provinces.

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3 Millions more have been hit by a severe humanitarian crisis.

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4 Citing UN sources, Radio Okapi, which is supported by UN Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, said the assailants attacked a military post near Kananga’s airport in the early morning hours before disappearing into the surrounding bush.

5 Local authorities were not immediately reachable for comment on the attack.

6 More than a decade after the end of a 1998 to 2003 war in which millions of people died, mostly from hunger and disease, militia attacks are on the rise across the vast, mineral-rich nation.

7 The violence comes amid a political crisis linked to President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step down when his mandate expired a year ago and has raised concerns that Congo could again slide into all-out war.


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