Congo, rebels urged to talk

As residents flee,African bloc tells fighters to back off

Posted: November 25, 2012 at 4:15 a.m.

A Congolese child displaced by fighting heats water Saturday at the Mugunga refugee camp on the outskirts of Goma.

Regional leaders meeting in Uganda on Saturday called for an end to the advance by M23 rebels toward Congo’s capital, and also urged the Congolese government to sit down with rebel leaders as residents fled some towns for fear of more fighting between the rebels and army.

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