Riots in DRCongo after at least 30 die in boat accident

Angry youths went on the rampage setting fire to government buildings after the death of at least 30 people in a boat acccident in north-east Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said Friday.

AFP| Updated: Dec 26, 2014, 14:44 PM IST

Kinshasa: Angry youths went on the rampage setting fire to government buildings after the death of at least 30 people in a boat acccident in north-east Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said Friday.

"There are 105 survivors and we have pulled up 30 bodies," provincial government spokesman Monulphe Bosso told AFP. The accident occurred Monday near a village some 35 kilometres (20 miles) north of the eastern provincial capital of Kisangani.