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4 Corpses Found In Makumo, Lukaya, DR Congo After Rebels Attack

The corpses were discovered after an ADF rebel group attack, as residents ask for increased military presence.

Four decomposing corpses were found in villages situated in the northwest part of Makumo following an attack by combatants of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).

The four bodies were discovered on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

“These corpses were discovered during joint searches by the population and security services. This number remains provisional as the searches continue,” Mambo Ngungo, secretary of the civil society said.

All the same, we recommend to the military authorities to reinforce the number of soldiers in the zone.”

The attack targeted a vehicle of Brasimba Company which was coming in from Beni and heading to Ituri, precisely in Lukaya village, a locality situated near Makumo in the Babila Babombi chiefdom in Mambasa territory.

HumAngle understands that the  situation remains precarious in all of Bangole tribal group after the killings of the civilians on Monday, Nov. 1.

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