Congo Unrest

NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports that Angola and Zimbabwe today expanded their military intervention in the Democratic Republic of Congo, sending their warplanes to bomb the central city of Kisangani. Rebel forces claimed to have captured Kisangani, Congo's third-largest city, on Sunday. Angolan and Zimbabwean forces continued fighting rebel troops on the crucial southwestern front, near the capital Kinshasa. President Laurent Kabila returned to Kinshasa today, confidently predicting victory.

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