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The full details of Goma’s fall are still murky but the main military push started on 19 November when, say local people, fighters from the Mouvement du 23 mars (M23) began to cross from over the Rwandan border into territory held by the Congolese national army. M23 had been probing but failing to penetrate the defences of the Forces armées de la république démocratique du Congo north of Goma.

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Rwandan, Indian, Chander Prakash, Ugandan, China, Belgium, Angola, South Africa, United States, France, Germany, Joseph Kabila, Didier Reynders, Mouvement du 23 mars, Forces armées de la république démocratique du Congo, Mission des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation du Congo

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