Officials of the United Nations have confirmed that four people died from Monday’s clashes between protesters and security forces in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Protesters in the Democratic Republic of Congo who are demonstrating demanding for the departure of the President, Joseph Kabila on Monday clashed with security forces.
Seven people, including a police officer, were killed on Wednesday in an attack, attributed to a Rwandan Hutu militia, on a village in Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, local officials said.
Authorities say at least 10 people have been killed in the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo by Ugandan rebels belonging to the group known as ADF.
Militia fighters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo attacked a U.N. peacekeeping base on Friday, triggering clashes that left two of the fighters dead and two peacekeepers slightly wounded, the U.N. mission said.
Congolese police deployed heavily across the capital Kinshasa on Monday as opposition calls for a general strike after a breakdown in talks with President Joseph Kabila's allies last week raised fears of renewed violence.
A child and another civilian have been killed in an explosion in the eastern city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 31 United Nation peacekeepers have also been confirmed to have sustained injuries in the blast. The AFP news…