DR Congo. The Goma bonfire ignites.

From Hamish In Auckland Sat Dec 1 2012, 00:47:00

The New York Times reports

Dire Scene in Congolese City As Rebels Prepare to Leave

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Lootings. Assassinations. A spreading sense of lawlessness.

That was the alarming picture that emerged on Friday from Goma, a rebel-held city in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, despite vows by the rebels to withdraw peacefully.

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