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UN: Over 700 Rwandan FDLR Rebels Surrendered in 2015

More than 700 members of the Rwandan rebel group FDLR surrendered in the Democratic Republic of Congo during 2015, according to the United Nations. The U.N. mission in the DRC says many of those who gave themselves up were in poor health and a high proportion are children.   Estimates of the total number of FDLR fighters in Congo this year have varied between 1,500 and 2,500. In October, a group of U.N. experts on the DRC reported that 339 of the group’s combatants had been...

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