Posted On January 12, 2018 By In None With 70 Views

Gunfire in Kinshasa after mass by anti-govt cardinal

Kinshasa, Jan 12, 2018 (AFP)

Police fired warning shots on Friday to disperse a crowd gathered in front of a cathedral in Kinshasa after a mass by prominent government critic Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo, an AFP journalist said.
Armed officers arrived at the gates of the cathedral as worshippers were leaving a service to commemorate the victims of a crackdown on marches last month calling for the removal of President Joseph Kabila.

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