DR Congo announces 'state of siege' in two provinces

Northern Kivu

A Congolese soldier looks at a truck carrying Rwandan soldiers through the town of Rutshuru in Congo's violence-ravaged North Kivu province January 24, 2009. 

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The Democratic Republic of Congo announced a "state of siege" late Friday in two provinces in the east of the country wracked by violence from armed groups and civilian massacres.

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