U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters at U.N. headquarters in New York that five of the peacekeepers were seriously hurt but none were killed
The outside of the U.N. hospital where people are being treated after a blast on the outskirts of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. A grenade detonated where a group of Indian peacekeepers were exercising on Tuesday morning in eastern Congo, killing at least two people and sparking an angry demonstration that was dispersed by tear gas, officials and witnesses said. One peacekeeper and one 8-year-old child were killed in the blast on the outskirts of Goma, the capital of North Kivu province, said provincial governor Julien Paluku. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro), photo: AP/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro
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GOMA, Congo — An explosion while a group of Indian peacekeepers were exercising in eastern Congo on Tuesday morning killed a young girl, injured 32 peacekeepers and sparked an angry demonstration that was dispersed by tear gas, U.N. officials and witnesses said.
AL-HADJI KUDRA MALIRO SALEH MWANAMILONGO