Democratic Republic Of Congo Accuses Rwanda Of Act Of War

Comes as relations between two countries strained by rebel insurgency

  • Rwandan forces shot at a Democratic Republic of Congo fighter jet that allegedly violated its airspace on Tuesday.
  • The Congolese government described Rwanda’s action as a “deliberate act of aggression that amounts to an act of war.”
  • The projectile exploded in the air near the plane, though the plane continued to fly and did not suffer major damage.