UN considers using drones to monitor DR Congo fighting

2012-11-24 07:35

In what would be a major first for its peacekeeping operations, the United Nations said it was considering using drones to monitor the fighting between the military and the M23 rebels.

The rebels captured Goma, the capital of North Kivu province, on Tuesday before taking the key town of Sake 20 kilometres to the west the next day, forcing thousands more people to take flight.

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