Ex-Congo child soldier apologizes at U.N. for 1990s killings

March 25, 2015 7:20 PM

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A former child soldier from Democratic Republic of Congo told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday he was sorry for the harm he caused after he was forcefully recruited from his school by an armed group at age 12.

"We killed, we looted," said Junior Nzita Nsuami, now 30. "We transported cases of ammunition, we walked thousands of kilometers with just one belief - we must fire on everything that moves out of fear that we will be fired upon."

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