Rwanda accuses Congo of shelling as tensions mount




 
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Rwanda accuses Congo of shelling as tensions mount
 
August 29th, 2013  
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Rwanda accuses Congo of shelling as tensions mount
By Jenny Clover and Pete Jones KIGALI/GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Rwanda accused Congo on Thursday of shelling its territory and said it would not tolerate such "provocation", raising fears that violence in eastern Congo could erupt into a regional conflict. The Democratic Republic of Congo said Rwanda's accusation was a sign Kigali wanted to intervene openly in its eastern war. Rwanda has denied accusations by U.N. experts that it covertly backs Congo's M23 rebels. The mounting cross-border tensions came as a newly-deployed U.N. ...




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