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DRC: Bomb attacks kills child, injures 32 troops - UN

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By Euronews
DRC: Bomb attacks kills child, injures 32 troops - UN

<p>A bomb attack on UN peacekeepers has left one child dead, and 32 Indian troops injured in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the <span class="caps">MONUSCO</span> mission.</p> <p>According to the Provincial Governor an eight-year-old girl and one peacekeeper had been killed in the explosion.</p> <p>The blast occurred as the peacekeepers were on a morning run in the city of Goma.</p> <p>Attacks using explosives are rare in and there were no immediate claims of responsibility.</p> <p>Around 18,000 UN personnel are stationed in the country, where dozens of armed groups continue to operate.</p>