Eastern congo at least 36 people killed by extremists many have been injured and many are missing2 min read
36 people were massacred in Eastern Congo.
Many have been injured in this attack and many are missing.
This whole matter pertains to Mukondi village in Kivu province.
kinshasa, In the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo), 36 people have been killed overnight. The huts of some people were burnt. Many have been injured in this attack and many are missing. The army gave this information on Thursday. This whole matter is related to Mukondi Village in Kivu province. The army said that the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and insurgents affiliated with the Islamic State group carried out such a massive massacre.
According to the report of US News, a resident of Mukondi village told that the attack started at around 7 pm on Wednesday. The assailants armed with guns and sharp weapons barged into the village and targeted people indiscriminately. Started burning people’s huts, those who ran out of the house to save their lives were immediately shot and some had their throats cut with knives. The rebels have also kidnapped many civilians. Residents of the area are blaming the scant presence of the Congolese army for the incident. Explain that the area is not completely covered by the soldiers of the Congolese Armed Forces, only then the enemies come here and massacre the people.
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The United Nations and rights groups have also accused ADF rebels of targeting, maiming, raping and abducting civilians, including children. In the town of Beni, Congolese army spokesman Captain Anthony Mwalushayi said the conflict in eastern Congo has been going on for decades as more than 120 armed groups fight for power. They want to increase their influence in the region, there is a lot of struggle for resources and some fight to protect their communities. The ADF has been largely active in North Kivu province, but has recently begun to expand into neighboring Ituri province and areas near the regional capital, Goma.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 10, 2023, 10:18 IST