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DRC Government Proclaims Victory Over Armed Attackers

Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo says government troops have beaten back armed attacks at three locations around the capital Monday, killing close to 40 attackers and capturing several more.Government spokesman Lambert Mende says scores of gunmen attacked the international airport, state television station and army headquarters in Kinshasa. He says several attackers were killed at each of the three locations.Mende describes the attackers as "terrorists" but says they...

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