M23 fighters besiege a military base in Rumangabo, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Chairperson of the African Union Macky Sall calls for dialogue between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda amid rising tensions between the two countries over the resurgence of the M23 rebels. Rwanda calls it an "internal DR Congo conflict" and also calls for the release of two "kidnapped" Rwandan soldiers along its border with DR Congo.
Six Pakistani crew members and a Russian and a Serbian soldier are killed as a MONUSCO helicopter crashes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The rebel March 23 Movement group is accused of being behind the crash. The group has denied their involvement.
Militants belonging to the March 23 Movement attack military bases near Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Congolese authorities say that two Rwandan soldiers were participating in the attack. The movement have regrouped and retaken strategic areas for the first time since their defeat in 2013.
Allied Democratic Forces militants attack a village in Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo, killing 35 people. It is the second attack in the town in two days. The terrorists assaulted civilians with knives and firearms and destroyed the village.