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Congo Troops Fire on UN


Democratic Republic of Congo troops who are apparently upset over a pay dispute fired on a United Nations base in the country's eastern region.

U.N. officials say 27 soldiers have been arrested for allegedly firing on a U.N. peacekeepers' base in North Kivu province.

No casualties were reported.

United Nations officials say the Congolese troops are upset because they have not been paid for several months.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP.

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