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UN sends troops to DRC to fight armed groups

UN's 3,000-strong African force will take on fighters, including M23 rebels, battling DRC government.

Last Modified: 07 May 2013 11:43
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The UN is sending a 3,000-strong African force to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
 
The troops have a mandate to neutralise armed groups in the area, particularly the M23 rebels, who are fighting the DRC government.
 

Al Jazeera's Bhanu Bhatnagar reports.

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