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5 Dead After Heavy Violence Erupts in Congo Capital

Three police officers and two gunmen are reported dead after a gun fight Monday in the Republic of Congo capital Brazzaville. The shooting came weeks after President Denis Sassou Nguesso won a disputed re-election bid for his third term.   Police say former members of an anti-Nguesso militia called "The Ninjas" raided local police, military and government offices and set them on fire.   Witnesses said gunfire erupted before dawn in the capital’s southern...

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