17 Killed, Including 3 Police, In Kinshasa Clashes: Minister

17 killed, including 3 police, in Kinshasa clashes: minister

KINSHASA, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -19th Sept,2016) - At least 17 people were killed Monday when heavy clashes erupted in Kinshasa ahead of a mass opposition rally, a Congolese minister said, calling the toll "provisional".

Among the dead were "14 civilians involved in looting" and three police officers, one of whom was "burnt alive", Interior Minister Evariste Boshab told a press conference in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo.