Local officials blame ADF militia for killing at least 14 civilians in troubled east of Democratic Republic of Congo.
Democratic Republic of Congo says M23 rebels attacked positions near Bunagana town and several other areas of North Kivu province, "supported by soldiers and artillery from the Rwandan army."
Rwanda "will not sit idly by" against any further attacks launched from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the East African nation warns, as tensions between the two neighbours soar.
"Nearly 30 delegates representing the armed groups of Ituri, North and South Kivu took part in these exchanges," Democratic Republic of Congo says, adding more meetings would follow in coming weeks.
A surge in attacks by armed militias and inter-communal violence in eastern DRC has killed more than 300 people since the start of the year as government troops and UN peacekeepers struggle to stabilise the mineral-rich territory.
Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday announced a return of Ebola in its troubled east, just three months after authorities declared the end of the country’s latest outbreak.
Officials blame Mai-Mai militia for killing six park guards in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park, home to about a quarter of the world's critically endangered mountain gorillas.
The attack happened overnight in the remote village of Baeti, the administrator of Beni territory in North Kivu province said.
Women and children among those murdered in two separate attacks in restive Ituri and North Kivu provinces of Democratic Republic of Congo, officials say.
A senior regional official in the eastern Ituri province said "attackers armed with guns and knives killed 21 civilians in Mahagi," which was the deadliest attack in three days.
Spokesman for Democratic Republic of the Congo's army said soldiers and rebels clashed in the Beni province of North Kivu bordering Uganda in the east on Friday.
Officials of restive Beni region in Democratic Republic of Congo blame ADF fighters for massacre in Alungupa village in "surprise" attack.
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