Evidence is increasing that foreign forces are being drawn into the conflict in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Eyewitnesses told the BBC Angolan and Zimbabwean troops were on the ground.
Meanwhile, journalists report that some of Laurent Nkunda’s rebel fighters are in the pay of the Rwandan army.
This has renewed fears that the fighting will see a re-run of the five-year Congolese war, which involved nine nations, before it “ended” in 2003.
ironic quotes added by me.