DR Congo makes arrests over killings

Detainees in North Kivu suspected of role in attacks that have claimed many lives in area where rebels are active.

    Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested several people they believe are linked to recent attacks that have claimed more than a hundred lives. The suspects are being held in Beni, in the province of North Kivu.

    A rebel group called the Allied Democratic Force is active there.

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane explains.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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