Print Edition - 2017-09-17  |  World News Digest

34 Burundian refugees shot dead

- DR Congo, BUKAVU

Sep 17, 2017-

Troops shot dead 34 Burundian refugees in clashes in Kamanyola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials in the eastern province of South Kivu said on Saturday. A Burundian refugee said that more than 30 had been killed and at least 100 wounded in the violence on Friday. 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. “There are 34 dead and 124 wounded,” he said


Published: 17-09-2017 09:09

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