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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Guards Kill 2 Hutus

GOMA, Zaire () -- Guards killed two Rwandan refugees trying to break into a French aid agency complex and relief workers said Monday they face mounting lawlessness from the 1.2 million displaced Hutus in eastern Zaire.

The killings Sunday took place at the Doctors Without Borders compound in Kibumba camp after the prowlers ignored warnings to go away, a United Nations spokeswoman said.

There has been increasing lawlessness among the massive refugee population, some of it threatening the estimated 1,000 foreign aid workers here, but this was the first time that guards had actually opened fire on prowlers