Eighteen people in eastern DR Congo’s troubled region of Beni have been killed in a fresh attack by a notorious armed group, a local official said on Monday.
“There was an incursion in Apetina-Sana by the ADF last night,” Beni administrator Donat Kibwana told AFP, referring to the Allied Democratic Forces militia.
“[They] hacked 18 civilians to death.”
Apetina-Sana is 16 kilometers (10 miles) west of Oicha, the chief administrative town in the Beni region.
It is a point on the so-called Death Triangle, along with Mbau and Eringeti — the worst-hit area for attacks.
ADF fighters have killed more than 200 people since the read more >>>