DR Congo military takes charge in regions under ‘state of siege’

DR Congo military takes charge in regions under ‘state of siege’

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidency on Monday ordered #military and police officers to take over civil authorities in two regions that have been declared under a “state of #siege”. North-Kivu and Ituri — both eastern provinces where dozens of armed groups operate and civilians have been subject to horrifying massacres — were declared under siege on Friday. #DRC

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