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19 civilians killed in DR Congo bomb explosion


At least 19 civilians were killed on Thursday following a bomb explosion launched by rebels in the city of Mweso in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), said the army in a press release.

The rebels of the March 23 Movement fired 120 mortar bombs, killing 19 people and injuring 27 others, it said.

The authorities consider the attack a terrorist act and a serious violation of international law.

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency
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