UN: well-armed M23 rebels resurgent in DRC

The UN mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) on Wednesday said military logistics available to the M23 rebels struggling with blue helmets and soldiers in the east of the country are very advanced..

Addressing the UN Security Council, MONSUCO Chief Bintou Keita said the M23 rebels have "increasingly sophisticated firepower and equipment, particularly in terms of long-range mortar and machine gun firing capabilities, as well as precision fire on aircraft.

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