Six rangers dead, several injured as armed men ambush Virunga National Park in eastern Congo

Armed men on Sunday killed at least six rangers and wounded several others in an ambush in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo‚Äôs Virunga National Park, a sanctuary for endangered mountain gorillas, the park said. The identity of the assailants was not immediately clear, said Olivier Mukisya, a Virunga spokesman. Previous attacks against the rangers have… Read More Six rangers dead, several injured as armed men ambush Virunga National Park in eastern Congo

At least seventeen found dead following attack by Islamist militants on village in eastern Congo

At least 17 people were found hacked to death in a part of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo ravaged by attacks from Islamist militants, a local official said on Friday. Donat Kibwana, the administrator of Beni territory, blamed the deaths near the town of Eringeti on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a Ugandan armed Islamist… Read More At least seventeen found dead following attack by Islamist militants on village in eastern Congo

Fifteen dead as suspected Islamist rebels attack village in east Congo

Suspected Islamist rebels have killed about 15 people in east Congo, an official said on Wednesday, the latest in attacks causing anger at perceived inaction of the army and U.N. troops. The raid occurred overnight in the village of Maleki, near the city of Oicha in a forested region near the Ugandan border, said Donat… Read More Fifteen dead as suspected Islamist rebels attack village in east Congo