UN reports tense situation in eastern DR Congo after rebel attacks, deadly blast

Attacks by the M23 Movement rebels and an explosion wounding 18 civilians leave a tense situation in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a UN spokesman said on Thursday.

One clash was in the southeast of Kitchanga, in North Kivu province, while other fights, including heavy weapons, occurred in Kishishe, about 25 km northwest of Rutshuru in the same province.

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Source: The Independent