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Eastern Congo residents scramble for food and safety as conflict intensifies

By Reuters
20 February 2024   |   3:08 pm
The intensifying conflict between the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) army and the M23 Tutsi-led rebels, allegedly backed by Rwanda, has disrupted supply lines to the eastern city of Goma, affecting over two million residents and displaced individuals.

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