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UN Peacekeeping Mission Launches Drones in DRC

The United Nations has begun using drones to gather intelligence about rebel groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The U.N. deployed its first two unmanned aerial vehicles in the region on Tuesday. U.N. peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous said they would be used to monitor "delicate regions of the Kivu provinces," near Congo's borders with Uganda and Rwanda. He said there were problems with armed groups in the area, where U.N. peacekeepers and Congolese troops...

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