Youths take DRC journos hostage

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Reporters from Congolese state television RTNC were taken hostage in Kinshasa on Monday by armed youths, police said.

“They are armed with machetes and guns. They have taken reporters hostage. An operation is under way to dislodge them,” police spokesman colonel Mwana Mputu told AFP. - Sapa-AFP


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