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Gunmen Slay at Least 6 in Airport Assault in East Congo

Officials say at least six people are dead following an attack on the largest airport in eastern Congo. Government spokesman Lambert Mende said heavily armed gunmen broke into the Goma airport early Tuesday. Mende said two Congolese soldiers were killed during the attack, and four assailants also died. He said that calm had return to the area, and that it was believed the unknown attackers were looking for things to steal. Eastern Congo has been mired in violence since the aftermath...

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