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Police in Congo deploys teargas at Opposition leader Bemba's supporter

A Reuters reporter saw police fire tear gas at opposition supporters in the streets of the neighborhood of Limete as Bemba's convoy approached.


Reuters Last Updated at 01 Aug 2018, 17:08 IST Congo Dem. Rep.

Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo fired teargas at supporters of opposition leader and presidential hopeful Jean-Pierre Bemba as they thronged the streets to welcome him home after years in prison in The Hague, witnesses said.

A Reuters reporter saw police fire tear gas at opposition supporters in the streets of the neighborhood of Limete as Bemba's convoy approached, and witnesses said officers also fired tear gas to clear the road near the airport.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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