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Six Elite Soldiers Killed in Eastern Congo Ambush

Unidentified gunmen killed six elite presidential guard soldiers on Monday in an ambush in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, military and local sources said, a region still plagued by violence more than a decade after years of civil war ended. A military source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said members of the Republican Guard, responsible for protecting the president and strategic posts, were on their way to collect rations when their jeep came under heavy arms fire on a main...

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