Artisanal miners pan for gold at a mine in South Kivu province, DR Congo. File photo: AFP
Artisanal miners pan for gold at a mine in South Kivu province, DR Congo. File photo: AFP
Africa

Gunmen kidnap five Chinese gold mine workers in DR Congo

  • A policeman was also killed in the attack at a village in South Kivu province
  • In August, authorities suspended the work of half a dozen Chinese-backed firms after residents accused them of mining for gold without approval

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Artisanal miners pan for gold at a mine in South Kivu province, DR Congo. File photo: AFP
Artisanal miners pan for gold at a mine in South Kivu province, DR Congo. File photo: AFP
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