Rebels in DR Congo Advance on Goma

Al Jazeera English
Publication Date:
18 November 2012
Congo-Kinshasa, Conflict, Peace and Security

Government soldiers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are retreating from the regional capital, Goma. Large numbers are escaping as rebel M23 fighters advance on the city. United Nations helicopters have fired on the group amid some of the most serious fighting in the area since July.


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