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Nine year old Eden, who had both his feet amputated as a result of injuries he received when a grenade exploded in his house, is transferred to the theatre at the Virunga Hospital for a further operation on his feet. Several other members of his family were killed and injured in the same incident. On 20 November 2012 a force, mainly made up of disaffected Tutsi soldiers (calling themselves M23) who deserted from the Congolese Army earlier in the year, marched into Goma causing many of its panicked inhabitants and the Government Army to flee. Staff at the hospital have been overwhelmed by many civilians caught in the crossfire. .