Firing on people protesting against the United Nations in Eastern Congo, more than 40 were killed.
In the African country of Congo, security forces took action against the protesters protesting against the United Nations, in which more than 40 people are reported to have been killed.
This action has been taken by the Congolese army. The army had initially reported seven deaths.
The government on Wednesday cracked down on violent anti-UN protests in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, injuring 56 more people.
Army took action after an alleged video went viral.
In fact, after an alleged video of an attack on a policeman went viral on social media, the Congolese army violently dispersed protests against the United Nations Peace Mission and other foreign organizations in the city of Goma.
What did the officials say?
Congolese officials said the policeman was stoned to death. After this, the army took action and killed seven protesters.
But two army officers, on condition of anonymity, told news agency Reuters that the death toll in the attack was more than 40.