U.N. sanctions Congolese rebels

Goma’s army defenders overrun as peacekeepers hold their fire

Posted: November 21, 2012 at 5:23 a.m.

M23 rebel troops take positions Tuesday near the Heal Africa hospital in the center of Goma, Congo.

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday to sanction the leaders of Congo’s M23 rebel force, which hours earlier occupied the eastern Congolese city of Goma as U.N. peacekeepers stood by without resisting.

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