Drunk soldier kills 12 in eastern DR Congo


A drunken soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo has opened fire on passers-by, killing at least 12 people and wounding several others.

One of the victims is reported to have been a two-year-old girl.

The shooting took place on Thursday at Sange town, in the country’s South Kivu province.

Angry residents have embarked in protests against the army following the incident.

Local authorities say an army delegation and a UN team are already in the area to calm the population.


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