Congolese refugees push a boat out in Tchomia, as its sets off to escape over Lake Albert to Uganda on March 05, 2018. Seven Congolese have drowned when the boat they were travelling in capsized in Lake Albert. AFP PHOTO | JOHN WESSELS
The seven drowned when the boat they were travelling in capsized in Lake Albert.
More than a hundred have died in the unrest since mid-December, and as many as 200,000 have fled their homes.
Tens of thousands of people have made the perilous crossing of the Great Lake to flee violence in Ituri province between the Hema and Lendu ethic groups.