Fresh violence outside Bwiza, some 40 km north of provincial capital Goma, sends locals fleeing for life and brings neighbouring town of Kitchanga to standstill, AFP reports.
The claim of Rwanda's support for the M23 rebel group, repeatedly made by the US and supported by independent UN experts, has been refuted by Kigali.
The army first accused the M23 insurgents of killing at least 50 civilians in Kishishe village in eastern North Kivu province, before the government put the number of dead at more than 100.
Peace marches organised by the Catholic Church took place across the Democratic Republic of Congo to protest violence in the country's east, days after an alleged massacre of civilians.
Fighting between Mai-Mai militias supported by FDLR Hutu rebels and powerful M23 rebels led to killings of more than 100 civilians, say witnesses and lawmakers of Kishishe in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
The period of mourning began after DRC's government accused the M23 militia –– with whom it is locked in a months-long conflict –– of slaughtering "more than 100" people at Kishishe, north of Goma city.
M23 group denies allegation of killing 50 civilians in eastern Kishishe village but confirms fresh fighting with DRC's military in North Kivu province that borders Uganda and Rwanda.
An unidentıfied aircraft flew in the dead of night in the Central African Republic and dropped bombs near a base hosting notorious Russian mercenaries, the Wagner Group.
Dozens of people were attending a funeral on a soccer pitch at the base of a 20-metre high soil embankment, which collapsed on top of them, witnesses said.
Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi troops conducted an anti-insurgent operation in Congo's eastern region and "neutralised" about 40 Burundian rebels.
The rebels had said the ceasefire didn't "concern" them as the deal was struck with Rwanda, not M23.
Four men, including ex-president of outgoing National Assembly Delfim Neves, tries to attack army headquarters overnight, says PM Patrice Trovoada of Sao Tome and Principe.
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