More than 40 Hutu rebels killed in Congo air raid

GOMA, Congo – More than 40 members of a Hutu militia suspected of atrocities during Rwanda‘s 1994 genocide were killed in an overnight air raid, a Congolese military spokesman said Friday.

The air raids targeted the rebel Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, or FDLR, said Oliver Hamuli, a spokesman for a joint Rwanda-Congo military operation aimed at stamping out the remnants of the Hutu militia.

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