BREAKING: 45 killed in ethnic violence in western DR Congo

At least 45 people have died in ethnic violence since Sunday in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s west, sparking a massive exodus of refugees to neighbouring Congo, the governor of the region said Tuesday.

“The violence started on the night of 15-16 December … the provisional toll is 45 dead and more than 60 injured,” Gentiny Ngobila, the governor of Mai-Ndombe province told AFP.

(AFP)

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