Child killed in DR Congo blast

Child killed in DR Congo blast

The blast hit the Indian peacekeepers while they were on a morning run in the western neighbourhood of Keyshero in Goma city, the mission added.

The cause of the blast is still unclear.

Reuters quotes an imam at a nearby mosque, Ismael Salumu, as saying that three peacekeepers were killed, but this has not been confirmed.

He told the agency: We just heard the explosion and the cries. We then ran over to see.”

The UN has about 18,000 troops in DR Congo battling to restore disability in the mainly lawless east where many armed groups operate.

Source: BBC