Mass riots in Democratic Republic of Congo

Wednesday, 21 December, 2016 - 14:30

As a result of riots, at least 15 people were killed, several dozen were wounded. People have gathered in the streets of to demand  Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila step down after his mandate expired.

Most of the victims were injured in the capital - Kinshasa, where protests escalated into clashes with the police. Moreover, among the dead there are three police officers, one of whom was burned alive by “the opposition”.