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UN Deploys Troops, Helicopters to Back Congo in Fight With Rebels

U.N. forces have deployed ground troops, attack helicopters and drones to support a campaign by Democratic Republic of Congo's army against rebels in the northeast of the country, the head of its U.N. peacekeeping mission said on Wednesday. The offensive against the Ituri Patriotic Resistance Force (FRPI) marks the first time the peacekeepers have provided major combat support to Congo's army since a row in January over the command of a separate operation against Rwandan Hutu...

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