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.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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