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Vol 53 No 16

Published 3rd August 2012


Congo-Kinshasa

M23 moves up

The rebels of the Mouvement du 23 mars in North Kivu Province were only 20 kilometres north of Goma and looked likely to attack the town, sources there told Africa Confidential as we went to press. M23 fighters have prepared by training for urban warfare, we hear, while the organisation has been forcing young men to join its ranks, local civilians say.

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