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Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost

  • FILE- In this Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006 file photo, UN troops seen on patrol in the city of Kinshasa, Congo. Congo's government says the bodies of two Caucasians and a Congolese have been found in the Central Kasai region where two U.N. experts and their colleagues recently disappeared. Government spokesman Lambert Mende told Top Congo FM on Tuesday, March. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/John Bompeng, File)

    FILE- In this Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006 file photo, UN troops seen on patrol in the city of Kinshasa, Congo. Congo's government says the bodies of two Caucasians and a Congolese have been found in the Central Kasai region where two U.N. experts and their colleagues recently disappeared. Government spokesman Lambert Mende told Top Congo FM on Tuesday, March. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/John Bompeng, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Sunday, March 6, 2005 file photo, a UN trooper searches a man on a bicycle in the streets of Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's government says the bodies of two Caucasians and a Congolese have been found in the Central Kasai region where two U.N. experts and their colleagues recently disappeared. Government spokesman Lambert Mende told Top Congo FM on Tuesday, March. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam File)

    FILE - In this Sunday, March 6, 2005 file photo, a UN trooper searches a man on a bicycle in the streets of Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's government says the bodies of two Caucasians and a Congolese have been found in the Central Kasai region where two U.N. experts and their colleagues recently disappeared. Government spokesman Lambert Mende told Top Congo FM on Tuesday, March. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam File)  (The Associated Press)

  • Congo finds 2 bodies in area where UN experts lost

    Congo finds 2 bodies in area where UN experts lost  (The Associated Press)

Congo's government says the bodies of two Caucasians and a Congolese have been found in the Central Kasai region where two U.N. experts and their colleagues recently disappeared.

Government spokesman Lambert Mende told Top Congo FM on Tuesday that national police confirmed the discovery of the male and female Caucasians and one Congolese.

The finding raises fears about the two U.N. experts and four Congolese who went missing two weeks ago.

Mende says the government knows no other foreigners missing in the region, but the provincial commissioner still must identify the bodies.

Michael Sharp of the U.S., Zaida Catalan of Sweden, interpreter Betu Tshintela, driver Isaac Kabuayi and two motorbike drivers went missing March 12 while looking into alleged human rights violations by the army and local militia groups.