At least seven farmers were killed on their farm in a new attack attributed to Ugandan rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).
The attack on Sunday, Jan. 23, occurred in Mapendo-Mutuweyi village, located 30km to the west of Mayimoya in Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Civil society sources disclosed that the victims “were butchered on their farms with machetes” by the rebels.
According to Patrick Musubao, leader of the civil society in Mayimoya, the bodies of six victims have been removed from where they were killed and taken to the Oicha general hospital mortuary while the other corpse is yet to be identified and removed from the scene.
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