Steve Harrigan’s Congo Close Call

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By Brian 

harrigan1.jpgFNC’s Steve Harrigan in the Congo: “The hotel where we are staying in Goma came under attack last night from small-arms fire starting around 8 p.m. It was automatic rifle fire, but it did not sound like Kalashnikovs. It was something bigger. We were sitting in the workspace waiting for dinner when the shooting began. It was remarkably close, just yards away, with some fire being returned from within the hotel compound.” He called the foreign desk, which alerted the U.N. Troops were on the scene quickly.More…