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Two Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers killed in Congo ambush

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KINSHASA, May 5 (Reuters) - Two United Nations peacekeepers from Tanzania were killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday when their patrol was ambushed in an area where government forces are fighting Ugandan rebels, the country's U.N. mission said.

"The ambush took place today, this afternoon ... The death toll is two and we have a couple of injured," Felix Basse, spokesman for the mission known as MONUSCO, told Reuters. (Reporting by Aaron Ross; Editing by Joe Bavier and Chris Reese)

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