Attacks by rebels in eastern DR Congo condemned by UN

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Peacekeepers of the U.N. Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) are seen at the defence lines of Kibati, where they have been positioned to prevent M23 rebel incursion towards Goma.UN Photo/Sylvain Liechti

The resumption of attacks by the rebel movement known as the M23, in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has been condemned by the United Nations.

The Security Council held an emergency meeting on Saturday as the rebels were reported to have advanced to within a few kilometres of Goma, the capital of North Kivu Province.

Derrick Mbatha reports.

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