Two Attacks Kill 14 In Eastern DR Congo

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Two attacks in the strife-torn east of the Democratic Republic of Congo left 14 people dead including a government official and his family who were hacked to death, local sources said Wednesday.

Assailants thought to belong to the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) killed the official, his wife and five children in the town of Bukoma in North Kivu province on Tuesday, resident Eugene Rwanze told AFP.

They went on to kill a neighbour, Rwanze added.

Local official Modeste Kabori confirmed the attack, saying FDLR militants were “sowing terror” in the area.

The rebel group operates freely in the North Kivu and South Kivu provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo – where other militias and rebel groups also abound.

Further north, five police officers and a civilian were killed in an attack on a police station in northeastern Ituri province.

“Armed men attacked the Irumu police station firing rounds in all directions,” local civil society head Guly Gotabo told AFP.

An administrative official, Josue Kandole, said the assailants raided the police station and seized two weapons, killing five police officers and a civilian.

The regional army spokesman confirmed the attack.

The Congolese army announced the killing of FDLR chief Sylvestre Mudacumura in September.

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Nafisa Shuaibu
1 month ago

Very painful


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Wisdom Bassey
1 month ago

Is like this year just arises work killing everywhere


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Okoro Goodness
1 month ago

The government should do something about this 


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Mahmud Usman
1 month ago

Two attack and kills


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Joshua Arasomwan
1 month ago

Why the attack on eastern Na?


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So painful


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Please let's love lead


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Nwankwor Miracle
1 month ago

So sad for this year


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Hamza Umar Ghali
1 month ago

Very pain 


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Hmm people everywhere


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Very painful


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Peace people congo


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Time to  avenged I dey your back


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The regional army


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So terrible for this year


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Linda Cletus
1 month ago

Killings everywhere


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What a sad story. May there soul rest in peace


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Nnadi Clinton
1 month ago

Thats very unfortunate


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Baffa
1 month ago

Armed men attacked the police station firing all around 


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Dearth all over Africa 


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