DR Congo rebels to leave Sake town Friday, then Goma

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Rebel M23 fighters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo will hand over the frontline town of Sake on Friday to UN and regional officials, and the key city of Goma will follow, rebels said.

"We are meant to hand over the town (Sake) to them tomorrow," M23 spokesman Amani Kabasha told AFP Thursday. Control of Goma would be passed to the UN later the same day or "maybe the day after", he added.