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    • M23 rebels guard weapons given to them by the government's army, Goma, DRC, November 21, 2012.
    • A Congo government policeman hands in his weapon to M23 rebels during an M23 rally in Goma, DRC, November 21, 2012.
    • Congo government policemen, foreground, and civilians gather during a M23 rally in Goma, Congo, November 21, 2012.
    • A M23 fighter, wearing a belt of ammunition, walks down a street in Goma, after the rebels captured the city from the government army, November 20, 2012.
    • People walk the streets of Goma, DRC during a lull in the fighting, November 20, 2012. (VOA 100 Citoyens journalistes de RD Congo)
    • M23 rebels in the streets of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, November 20, 2012. (A. Malivika/VOA)
    • M23 rebels enter Goma, November 20, 2012. (A. Malivika/VOA)
    • M23 rebels celebrating their takeover of Goma, DRC, November 20, 2012. (A. Malivika/VOA)
    • M23 spokesperson Lt. Col. Vianney Kazarama entering Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, November 20, 2012. (A. Malivika/VOA)
    • M23 Rebels patrolling in Goma, DRC, November 20, 2012. (A. Malivika/VOA)

    DRC Rebels Seize Goma

    Published November 20, 2012

    Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have seized control of Goma, a key provincial capital on the border with Rwanda.


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