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Saudi- Police Fire Shots to Disperse Anti-UN Protest in Eastern Congo


(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Beni, Apr 8, 2021, SPA -- Congolese police fired live rounds on Thursday to disperse protesters demanding the departure of the United Nations peacekeeping mission from the city of Beni, its mayor said.
Hundreds of youths have been protesting in several cities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since Monday, angry that the U.N. mission, known as MONUSCO, has failed to prevent a wave of civilian killings by armed groups.
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