UN SEEKS MORE SECURITY AS 19 KILLED IN DR CONGO

June 10, 2021

AT LEAST 19 PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN A SERIES OF CLASHES IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.


DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS STATED THAT 10 CIVILIANS WERE KILLED WHEN A HOSPITAL WAS DESTROYED IN THE EASTERN VILLAGE OF BOGA ON MONDAY.


SEVERAL OTHER BODIES WERE REPORTEDLY FOUND AFTER FARMERS WERE TARGETED NEAR THE BORDER BETWEEN NORTH KIVU AND ITURI PROVINCES.


FREQUENT RAIDS ARE CARRIED OUT IN THE REGION BY THE ALLIED DEMOCRATIC FORCES OR ADF – ONE OF DOZENS OF ARMED GROUPS IN EASTERN DR CONGO.


MATTHIAS GILLMAN, A SPOKESMAN OF THE UN PEACEKEEPING MISSION CALLED FOR MORE HELP TO POLICE THE AREA