Commanders suspended over alleged mass rape in DRC

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After the UN threatened to pull its support from the DRC, action was taken against 12 army officials who allegedly raped a number of women in the country. eNCA

Johannesburg, April 13 – A dozen senior army officers have been suspended over allegations of mass rape. 

That follows pressure from the United Nations who threatened to reduce its support in the region. 

At least 126 women were raped in December.

-eNCA

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