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Rebels in Congo advance on Goma

Africa

Government soldiers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are retreating from the regional capital, Goma. Large numbers are escaping as rebel M23 fighters advance on the city.

United Nations helicopters have fired on the group amid some of the most serious fighting in the area since July. Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports

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File photo: An M23 rebel walks the streets of the North Kivu town of Rubare near Rutshuru, 75km north of Goma, Congo.

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