File - Peacekeepers from the MONUSCO mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo patrolling the town of Kiwanja, a town controlled by the M23 rebels, some 70kms north of Goma, August 4, 2013.(AFP PHOTO / STEPHANIE AGLIETTI)
KINSHASA: More than 300 people, mostly civilians, were killed during clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo on December 30 last year, the Paris-based International Federation for Human Rights said on Thursday.
"Some 250" civilians and six soldiers died in the Katanga province in the south-east of the country, and another 71 civilians were killed in Kinshasa, said Sylvain Lumu, general-secretary of the League of Electors, a local group who helped compile the report.
The attacks took place on December 30 which saw a wave of coordinated attacks across several cities.
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