Saturday, September 16, 2017

Troops kill 18 Burundian refugees in DR Congo


Troops shot dead 18 Burundian refugees in clashes at a camp in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials in the eastern province of South Kivu said Saturday , giving what they said was a provisional toll .

Interior ministry official Josue Boji said troops had tried to disperse the refugees by “ firing in the air but were overwhelmed ” when the group responded by throwing stones in Friday ’ s confrontation.

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