Rwanda accuses DRC of incursion

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IOL pic apr23 Rwanda President 1 paul kagame Associated Press Rwandan President Paul Kagame. File picture: Steven Senne

Kigali - Rwanda on Wednesday accused Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers of crossing the border into its territory and opening fire on Rwandan soldiers.

“On Wednesday ... a section of the DRC army crossed the border to Rwanda where they opened fired on a Rwanda Defense Force (RDF) patrol,” Kigali said in a statement, adding that five DRC soldiers had been killed in the incursion.


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