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Bodies removed from Kalemie mass grave

The bodies of 78 people allegedly killed by Kabila’s forces in Kalemie in August have been brought to Uvira for burial in their “ancestral land”, rebel-controlled radio, monitored by the BBC, said on 3 December. The bodies, including 46 soldiers and 32 civilians, were removed from a mass grave in Kalemie and brought by ship to Uvira on 1 December, the radio said. They had been massacred by Kabila’s forces before Kalemie fell to the rebels, it added.


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