Rebels Advance in The DR Congo



Author:
Euro News
Publisher:
Euro News
Publication Date:
18 November 2012
Tags:
Congo-Kinshasa, International Terrorism

Rebels in eastern areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have advanced even further towards the city of Goma after four days of clashes.  They have pushed back government troops and U.N. peacekeepers who are based in what is the capital of North Kivu. It is also the headquarters of the U.N. peackeeping mission in the region and has about 6,700 forces based there.