FILE PHOTO: Congolese family, who migrated from Democratic Republic of Congo by fleeing on a boat across Lake Albert, waits to be registered by United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Ntoroko, Uganda February 17, 2018. REUTERS/James Akena/ FILE PHOTO: Congolese family, who migrated from Democratic Republic of Congo by fleeing on a boat across Lake Albert, waits to be registered by United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Ntoroko, Uganda February 17, 2018. REUTERS/James Akena/

Inter-ethnic clashes in eastern Congo kill 22 people

Tue, Feb. 27, 2018
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo - 27 February 2018: I nter-ethnic clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have killed at least 22 people, including 15 civilians, over the past two days, a local official said on Monday.

Militiamen from the Hutu-dominated Nyatura militia attacked a Nande-dominated militia called Mai Mai Mazembe in the village of Kalusi on Sunday and Bwalanda on Monday, local administrator Hope Sabini told Reuters.

Eleven civilians were killed in the fighting in Kalusi, while four civilians and seven militiamen were killed in Bwalanda, Sabini said.
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