UN troops in DR of Congo exchange fire with persons coming from


The troops were deployed not far from the frontier post called Ruzizi1, on the River Ruzizi, near Bukavu, a university town in the Ruzizi Valley and between lakes Kivu and Tanganyika.The UN Organization Mission in the DRC (MONUC) said it sent a team of military observers to Rwanda to make enquiries.Rwanda has said that despite its recent threats, it has sent no troops into the DRC to disarm Hutu rebels accused of carrying out the 1994 genocide which killed up to 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus.MONUC has found evidence indicating the presence of organized armed forces in the eastern DRC within the month, but says it has been unable to identify them.

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