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Protests turn violent in Goma

Protests turn violent in Goma

Protesters took to the streets of Goma to demonstrate against rising crime in the country, along with the deployment of Rwandan security forces to stop it.  They set up barricades and burned tires, while police fired teargas and live rounds to disperse the crowd.  At least one policeman was killed in the unrest. This event took place on 12/20/2021 at the following location: Goma, Nord Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Incident Type: Civil Unrest

Event Type: Protest

Total Fatalities: 1

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 1

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: AFP

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