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Congolese government ups toll in massacre to 272 civilians, Goma holds vigil

By Reuters
08 December 2022   |   10:33 am
Dozens of young activists from the various citizen movements in Goma, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, gathered on Monday to commemorate the 272 civilians who were killed in a massacre in the eastern town of Kishishe last week.

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