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Rwanda fires on Congo fighter jet

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France 24
France 24

Video has captured the moment forces in Rwanda fired upon a Congolese military aircraft it alleges violated its airspace. It marks a fresh escalation in tensions between the neighbors that has set off alarm across central Africa. A Rwandan government statement said “defensive measures” were taken against a Sukhoi-25 from Congo on Tuesday evening, and it urged Congo to “stop this aggression.”