Congo rebels push on after repelling counter-attack




 
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Congo rebels push on after repelling counter-attack
 
November 23rd, 2012  
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Congo rebels push on after repelling counter-attack
SAKE, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Rebels in eastern Congo pushed south along Lake Kivu on Friday after repelling a counter-attack by government forces near the new rebel stronghold in the city of Goma on the Rwandan border. Others moved north from the strategic road junction at Sake. A Reuters correspondent there said rebels were in control of Sake after a battle on Thursday which had been the first sign of a government fightback after the army abandoned Goma on Tuesday to the M23 movement, widely thought to be backed by Rwanda. ...




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