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Remains of Congo's independence hero interred amid honors

Jun. 30, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The remains of Congo’s independence hero and first Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba were laid to rest in Kinshasa Thursday amid honors including a procession through the capital, military salutes and music in front of thousands of people. Congo’s President...