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24 persons were lost in DR Congo after the announcement of results of elections - HRW

Moscow, 22 deck - News. the Number of victims of flash of violence in Democratic republic Congo (DRK), occurred after the announcement of results of presidential elections, has made in total 24 persons, informs on the night of Thursday agency Rejter referring to the international human rights organisation Human Rights Watsh (HRW).

Earlier it was informed on four victims.

Elections in DRK have passed on November, 28th. According to data of the local Central Electoral Committee, the working president of the country Zhozef Kabila has typed 48,95 % of votes, and its main rival, 78 - summer Eten Tshisekedi, - 32,33 % of voices. Leading opposition parties DRK have declared that do not recognise results of the last elections from - for numerous infringements which, as they said, have been admitted during voting. Even prior to the beginning of voting between supporters of different candidates collisions which, according to a number of the western mass-media, have carried away lives not less than 18 persons have begun.

After the announcement on December, 9th results of presidential election acts of violence in DRK have renewed. According to legal experts from HRW, for December employees of a safety force of the country have shot 24 persons, and 20 of them - in country Kinshasa capital where Tshisekedi enjoys special support. According to HRW, policemen tried to hide traces of murders of peace citizens in every way.

" This bloody tactics even more undermines selective process and makes impression that the government (DRK) uses the best efforts to save the power " - has declared the senior expert HRW in Africa Anneke van to Vudenberg (Anneke Van Woudenberg).

As marks Rejter, from representatives of authorities DRK of comments did not arrive yet.

Present presidential elections became the second in the history DRK after end of the bloody civil conflict which has RCVed the name " the Second Congolese war " in 1998 - 2002. Its victims of a steel about 4 million persons.