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Residents in Goma protest deployment of Rwandese policemen in DRC

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Many Goma inhabitants in the Democratic Republic of Congo are fighting the appearance of Rwandese security specialists in the district.

Conflicts ejected between irate adolescents and neighborhood police bringing about a few wounds and the demise of a police officer on Monday in Goma which is the capital of North Kivu.

They generally raised blockades on a few streets impeding traffic.

“In our country, we have a decent armed force and a decent police power, however we’re not sure why the Rwandans will come and get us here in our country. Since Mobutu is leader of this country he never sold this nation yet today we have Tshisekedi consented to arrangements with Rwanda for its police to come here, we reject that,” said a dissident.

“We as Congolese have been languishing over quite a while. We are showing to deny the appearance of Rwandan police in our country, we decline since we have our own police power,” another dissenter said.

The police scattered the demonstrators with nerve gas canisters and live ammo. One police officer and another nonconformist were killed and many others harmed, as indicated by temporary figures.

On Saturday, the overall official of the Congolese public police denied this claim saying no outer police were to come to Goma. He named this claim as bogus.