DR Congo: 12 dead; over 4000 sick from toxic leak

– – At least 12 people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a result of toxic leak. The toxic substances were leaked from a diamond mine in neighboring Angola. About 4,500 people have also fallen sick as a result of the incident in the south of the Country. The country’s environment minister Eve Bazaiba said DR Congo would ask for reparations for the damage caused but did not specify an amount. After a visit to Kasai province, where the Tshikapa River turned red and many fish died,…

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