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Congolese Fighter Jet Narrowly Escapes Getting Hit by Rwandan Missile

Last Updated: January 25, 2023, 15:32 IST

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Rwandan forces on January 24 fired at a fighter jet from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that it said had violated its airspace, prompting the Congolese government to accuse it of an act of war.Eyewitness footage showed a projectile shooting towards an aircraft before exploding in the air near the plane, which continued flying.Congo denied Rwanda's accusation that the jet had been in Rwandan airspace – the latest dispute between the two countries whose relationship has been strained by a rebel insurgency.