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Clashes in Congo force civilians to flee

James Akena / Reuters

A government soldier holds his position in the eastern Congolese town of Rumangabo on July 26, 2012.

Reuters - Congolese rebels and government forces traded heavy weapons fire around two eastern villages on Friday, forcing thousands of civilians to flee towards the provincial capital days ahead of a regional summit due to tackle the rebellion. Read More

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James Akena / Reuters

A government soldier watches a man carry a boy with a bullet wound in his leg in the eastern Congolese town of Rumangabo on July 26.

James Akena / Reuters

Congolese government troops and tanks move through the eastern Congolese town of Rumangabo on July 26.

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Congolese crowd into a building following a clash between M23 rebels and the Congolese army on the edge of Rugari, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's restive North Kivu province on July 26.

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