Congo: Gunfire Reported at Maya-Maya Airport, RTNC Headquarters

December 30, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

There are reports of gunfire in Brazzaville in the the Democratic Republic of Congo on December 30.

Gunfire was heard at the headquarters of RTNC, the state television and radio, witnesses told Reuters.

Youths armed with machetes and guns have taken reporters hostage, a police spokesman told AFP.

Unconfirmed reports on social media websites such as Twitter also say that gunfire has been heard at the city’s airport.

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