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    Eight people killed, 20 reportedly missing in DR Congo massacre

    Agence France-Presse . Beni | Updated at 01:53pm on February 08, 2020

    At least eight civilians were killed in eastern DR Congo and another 20 reported missing on Friday, police said, in the latest massacre blamed on...

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    Bangladesh earns reputation protecting Congo’s ‘battlefield’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:24pm on January 21, 2020

    Torching of houses and killing of people in broad daylight are the everyday affairs there. Even 20 years into the launch of the UN Peacekeeping...

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    24 killed in DR Congo gold mine collapse

    Agence-France-Presse . Congo | Updated at 01:42am on December 16, 2019

    Twenty-four people were killed when a landslide engulfed a gold mine in DR Congo’s eastern Ituri province after days of torrential rain battered the region,...

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    At least four people killed in anti-UN demo in Congo

    Agence France-Presse . Beni, DR Congo | Updated at 01:29pm on November 26, 2019

    At least four protesters were killed in eastern DR Congo on Monday, the military said, after angry clashes erupted over the perceived failure of UN...

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    Floods in DRC claim dozens of lives

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 09:38pm on November 24, 2019

    Dozens of people have died in flooding in the Democratic Republic of Congo when the Congo River and its tributaries burst their banks, a charity...

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    Plane crash kills 27 in DRC

    Reuters . Goma | Updated at 04:01pm on November 24, 2019

    At least 27 people were killed, including some on the ground, when a small plane crashed into a densely populated neighbourhood in the city of...

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    14 attackers killed in Burundi security fire

    Reuters . Nairobi | Updated at 02:32pm on October 23, 2019

    Security forces in Burundi killed at least 14 armed men who had intended to launch an attack in the north-western province of Bubanza, police and...

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    At least 30 killed in Congo road accident

    Agence France-Presse . Mbanza-Ngungu | Updated at 03:11pm on October 21, 2019

    At least 30 people were killed when a packed bus came off the road and burst into flames overnight near Kinshasa, the DR Congo capital,...

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    WHO accused of controlling Ebola vaccine supply in DRC

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 03:04pm on September 23, 2019

    Aid group Doctors Without Borders on Monday accused the World Health Organisation of rationing the Ebola vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo where more...

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    50 killed in DR Congo train accident

    Agence France-Presse . Lubumbashi, DR Congo | Updated at 05:34pm on September 12, 2019

    At least 50 stowaways were killed when a freight  ern Democratic Republic of Congo early Thursday, the latest rail tragedy to strike the vast central...

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