Rebels in the volatile east of the Democratic Republic of Congo pulled out Saturday from the mining hub of Goma, the city they seized less than two weeks ago, sparking fears of a wider war.
M23 rebels withdraw from the city of Goma, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Around 300 rebels left Goma after occupying the mining hub in the east of the country since November 20.
Around 300 rebels, army mutineers who seized Goma in a lightning advance, drove out of the city in a convoy of looted trucks headed north, singing as they left, raising hopes that this signalled a step back from further conflict.
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