02/20/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Rwandan Troops Invade Congo To Wipe Out Hutu Militias

Hundreds of Rwandan troops have crossed into eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to hunt down Rwandan Hutu rebels under a December agreement between the two countries, Rwandan government said.

Following an attack last year by Congolese Tutsi rebels, who say they need to defend themselves against the Rwandan Hutu fighters, the Rwandan and Congolese governments agreed on launch joint operations against the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) rebels.

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