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400,000 children in DR Congo could die from hunger, says Unicef

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) on Tuesday warned that more than 400,000 children in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are severely malnourished and could die within months without emergency intervention. The crisis -- the latest to hit the poverty-stricken, strife-torn central African country -- is unfolding in the vast region of Kasai, the UN's children fund Unicef said. An 18-month-long combination of violence, mass displacement and slumping agricultural output are having a devastating…