Colonial gables built for a battalion stand empty in eastern Congo's largest military camp in Rumangabo, some 40 kms (25 miles) north of Goma, Thursday Aug. 9, 2012. The camp, formally held by FARDC ... more 
Colonial gables built for a battalion stand empty in eastern Congo's largest military camp in Rumangabo, some 40 kms (25 miles) north of Goma, Thursday Aug. 9, 2012. The camp, formally held by FARDC (the Forces Armees de la Republic Democratique du Congo) government troops, fell to M23 rebels late July. Most know that Congo’s 150000-man army is hard done by, poorly and infrequently paid, badly provisioned and ill equipped on the armament front. What they left behind in the base shows they have no incentive to fight. The abandoned camp was home to at least 1000 government soldiers. The base was build by colonial Belgium. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jerome Delay
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 7:42 PM EDT