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Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout

By Reuters
03 June 2019   |   10:37 am
Congolese forces killed 26 rebels on Thursday (May 30) from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State while repelling an attack in east Congo's Ebola zone, the army said.

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