Suspected Ugandan rebels killed more than 20 people overnight in their second attack near the eastern Congolese town of Beni in 48 hours, a civic group said on Saturday.
Government spokesman Bienvenu Okyemi blamed a short
circuit for the fire that set off the blasts.
Officials earlier said the blasts occurred after a fire started in an arms depot in a military base.
The Republic of Congo has banned
69 Chinese fishing boats from its waters for illicit activities.
Day in Pics: 22nd December
Showbiz World - December 22, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade