Rwanda Army Exchange Gunfire with DR Congo

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Rwanda’s Army has said its troops briefly exchanged fire with soldiers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo at a border post.

Kigali revealed that 12 to 14 Congolese soldiers entered the neutral zone near the western district of Rusizi and opened fire at a Rwandan border post, in an act of provocation.

Meanwhile, Kinshasa has denied entering the neutral zone, stating that there were clashes between its military and a group of bandits near the border in Bukavu.

Governor of South Kivu province, Theo Kasi, described the incident as an altercation involving an exchange of fire between the Congolese security forces and bandits.

Written by: Helen Obih

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