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Eruption of Ethnic Violence in DRC Kills 24

An eruption of ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 24 people and left hundreds of homes burned to the ground. Congolese officials say the fighting exploded late last week in the Ituri province between Hema and Lendu ethnic groups. It is unclear what set off the fighting, but the two groups have been bitter enemies for decades. The U.N. peacekeeping mission in the DRC says it will assess the situation. Meanwhile, the United States has...

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