8 dead, some 100 arrested in DR Congo protests: UN source

AFP , Sunday 31 Dec 2017

Eight people were killed and some 100 arrested on Sunday in the Democratic Republic of Congo on the sidelines of marches against the rule of President Joseph Kabila, a UN source said.

Eighty-two people, including priests, were taken into custody in Kinshasa, while 41 people were arrested in the rest of the vast African nation, the source said.

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