13 killed as gunmen attack salary convoy of civil servants, in Democratic Republic of Congo

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Thirteen people have been killed in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo in an attack on
a convoy transporting some $40,000 (36,000 euros) in salaries for civil servants, Finance Minister Modeste Bahati said.

The attack occurred on Sunday afternoon in the Uvira area of South Kivu.

According to a military source and the Trust Merchant Bank, which was tasked with transporting the funds, 11 soldiers escorting the convoy and two civilians were killed.

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