The rebels' departure from Bunagana has been a key demand during several rounds of mediation efforts on the crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been simmering for decades as more than 120 groups fight for power, land and valuable mineral resources — while others try to defend their communities.
The helicopter, which came under attack during a flight to Goma, was able to land as the source of the fire remains unknown.
Amid a humanitarian crisis in DR Congo, vast areas near Virunga National Park have come under M23 rebel control, leading to deforestation, poaching and illicit farming.
The UN Security Council maintained the arms embargo on all nongovernmental entities and individuals operating in the territory of the DRC.
Kenya will command the joint regional force, which will also include soldiers from Burundi, Uganda and South Sudan.
Notorious militia storms Mbidjo area in northeastern Ituri province, killing at least 17 villagers and burning hundreds of homes, officials and residents say.
UN troops come under stone pelting in Beni town of North Kivu province, DRC police say, adding a stray bullet killed one person during a "mess of bullets."
The Congolese government said that the spokesperson had made "indelicate and inappropriate" statements, which contributed to the tensions between the population and MONUSCO.
Kinshasa says 36 people were killed – including three who were killed when the UN opened fire on civilians – last week during demonstrations in the country's east.
A joint investigation will establish responsibility for the incident that left at least two people dead and 15 injured and impose severe sanctions against the peacekeepers involved.
The violence took place on the second day of protests against the peacekeeping mission MONUSCO for failing to protect civilians in a region marred by decades of violence.
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