At least eight government soldiers have been arrested on suspicion of rape and looting in the Democratic Republic of Congo, says the UN mission there.
The men, including a senior officer, are accused of having raped at least 13 women in Fizi town in the east of the country earlier this month.
The army has been accused of rights abuses before, but arrests are rare.
UN troops came in for criticism last year for failing to stop mass rape by rebels in a town in a nearby region. More...