8 October 2019

DR Congo fighting: Thousands flee ethnic violence

Thousands from the Nyamulenge ethnic community fled after a local armed group called Mai Mai –Bafulero attacked them.

Weeks of violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo have left at least 100 people dead, and tens of thousands displaced.

A local armed group called Mai Mai –Bafulero attacked the Nyamulenge ethnic community

The United Nations peacekeeping mission and Congolese forces have deployed more troops to South Kivu.

Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports.