DR Congo: Dozens killed in new flare-up of ethnic violence

At least 79 people have been killed in a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities say.

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    At least 79 people have died in the latest interethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Dozens of people were killed in the village of Maze, in the province of Ituri, on Friday.

    More attacks have been reported in three nearby villages on Saturday.

    At least 200,000 people have fled the area in recent months to escape the violence.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports.


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