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17 September 2017, 09:45 | Joann Bryant
At least 37 people were killed in eastern Congo on Friday when Burundian refugees who were protesting their forced return to their crisis-hit country were fired upon by Congolese forces.
Sidikou says in a statement that the clashes erupted in Kamanyola in Congo's South Kivu province when Burundian refugees and asylum-seekers protested the expulsion of four of their countrymen from Congo.
The president of a group representing Burundians who have fled the country, Gratien Rukindikiza, said he feared the situation could slide into a "genocide".
Boji, who had put the toll at 34 dead earlier - including a Congolese soldier - said troops tried to disperse the refugees by "firing in the air but were overwhelmed" when the group responded by throwing stones.
"So far, we have counted 31 dead and at least 105 injured, 15 of them seriously", the refugee said.
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