Over 50 killed by army in central Congo clashes | Reuters

KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo's army on Friday killed at least 56 members of the Kamwina Nsapu militia in the centre of the country who were seeking to avenge the death of their leader, an opposition politician and an activist from the area told Reuters.Hundreds have died and tens of thousands have been uprooted in central Congo in recent months in battles between security forces and the militia, whose leader Kamwina Nsapu died last August.

(Reporting By Aaron Ross; Editing by Edward McAllister; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)

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Updated Date: Feb 10, 2017 22:02:14 IST

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