Congolese soldiers fire in air to disperse election protesters

Ambulances drive into an attacked ebola treatment center during protest by demonstrators over their exclusion from the presidential election in Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo December 27, 2018. REUTERS/Samuel Mambo

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Security forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fired live rounds and tear gas on Thursday to scatter demonstrators who burned tyres and ransacked an Ebola center in protest at their exclusion from the presidential election. The electoral commission (CENI) announced on Wednesday that it was cancelling voting in Sunday’s election in […]

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