Rebel attack kills 19 in eastern DRC, U.N. force still under pressure

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Nineteen people have died in the latest rebel attack near the city of Beni, where outraged residents this week stormed a United Nations base to demand protection, the U.N. said Wednesday.

The attack in Oicha, about 30 kilometers (18 miles) from Beni, took place overnight, Beni territory administrator Donat Kibwana said. He blamed the Uganda-based Allied Democratic Forces rebels, who have killed more than 1,500 people in and around Beni in the past four years.

“We have reinforced the military p…
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Democratic Republic of Congo
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congo, drc, rebel, attacks