Armed ViolenceNews

ADF Rebels Kill Civilians In 2 DR Congo Villages

The rebels attacked on Saturday and Sunday and killed over ten civilians who were returning to their homes.

Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels have killed not less than 10 civilians in Urouro and Opira villages  in Mayimoya, Beni territory of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo

According to the president of the Mayimoya civil society, Patrick Musubao, six persons were killed on Saturday, June 11, while four others were killed before midday on Sunday, June 12. 

Musubao explained that the deceased are natives of Oicha, Kokola, and Eringeti agglomerations. He said some of them were killed in an ambush while they were returning to their homes. 

There are concerns that more casualties would be recorded as several persons have been reported missing after the ambush.

This is the latest killing in the zone where there are contingents of the UN Blue Helmets and soldiers of the DR Congo national army, FARDC.

Support Our Journalism

There are millions of ordinary people affected by conflict in Africa whose stories are missing in the mainstream media. HumAngle is determined to tell those challenging and under-reported stories, hoping that the people impacted by these conflicts will find the safety and security they deserve.

To ensure that we continue to provide public service coverage, we have a small favour to ask you. We want you to be part of our journalistic endeavour by contributing a token to us.

Your donation will further promote a robust, free, and independent media.

Donate Here

Of course, we want our exclusive stories to reach as many people as possible and would appreciate it if you republish them. We only ask that you properly attribute to HumAngle, generally including the author's name, a link to the publication and a line of acknowledgement. Contact us for enquiries or requests.

Contact Us

Chief Bisong Etahoben

Chief Bisong Etahoben is a Cameroonian investigative journalist and traditional ruler. He writes for international media and has participated in several transnational investigations. Etahoben won the first-ever Cameroon Investigative Journalist Award in 1992. He serves as a member of a number of international investigative journalism professional bodies including the Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR). He is HumAngle's Francophone and Central Africa editor.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Translate »