Police, 'Militia' Exchange Gunfire in Congo-Brazzaville Capital

The gunfire tapered off at times as it was heard to ring out in the southern Bacongo and Makelekele neighbourhoods of Brazzaville.

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    Deutsche Welle, 4 April 2016

    Police have exchanged fire with suspected militiamen in Brazzaville. The fighting is the first bout of intense violence since President Denis Sassou Nguesso's controversial… Read more »

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    Al Jazeera, 4 April 2016

    Heavy and sporadic gunfire has been heard in the capital of the Republic of Congo as police fought with what one official described as militia fighters. Read more »

Displacement of people living in the southern districts of Brazzaville.


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