Violence Increases in Democratic Republic of Congo

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In the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, more than 100,000 people have been displaced because of a surge in fighting between rival militias. The unrest also has sparked an outbreak of cholera.

A pile of weapons surrendered by militia members ahead of a U.N. deadline.

Weapons turned in by militia members in Bunia ahead of an April 1 deadline by the United Nations for combatants in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo to disarm. Jason Beaubien, NPR hide caption

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