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Isis Affiliates Kill 13 Congolese in Ebola Zone

Counterterrorism & Security

7Dnews London

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 21:44 GMT

A group believed to be associated with the terrorist group Isis is said to have launched an attack in Congo’s eastern Ebola Zone, resulting in the death of 13 Congolese citizens, a local official told Reuters on Tuesday, June 4th.

Insurgents from the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) targeted a district of Beni city, in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, late on Monday, deputy mayor Modeste Bakwanamaha said. They were most likely responding to a crackdown by the Congolese army last week that killed 26 of its members, he said.

"The victims were killed by bullets and others by bladed weapons," he said.


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