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DR Congo violence: Families fear resurgence of fighting

Fighting has slowed in the Kasai region, but locals say the government is not abiding by the ceasefire and security for the returning populace is still a concern.

by Catherine Soi

Hundreds of thousands of people - many of them farmers - are returning home in the Democratic Republic of Congo after months in hiding.

Fighting between the army and rebels from the Kasai region broke out in August 2016, killing more than 3,000 people since and people are worried a fragile peace could end at any time.

Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Kasai-central.


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