Italian ambassador Luca Attanasio killed in DR Congo throughout kidnapping try, World Information
The Italian ambassador to Congo and an Italian Carabinieri police officer had been killed Monday whereas travelling in Congo in a UN convoy, the Overseas Ministry mentioned.
In a quick assertion, the ministry mentioned Luca Attanasio and the officer had been killed in Goma. They had been travelling in a convoy of the UN stabilization mission in Congo.
The convoy was attacked close to the city of Kanyamahoro at round 10:15 am (0815 GMT) and was a part of a kidnap try, the Virunga Nationwide Park mentioned.
The envoy, Luca Attanasio, “died of his wounds” after a convoy of the UN’s World Meals Programme (WFP) got here underneath hearth close to Goma, the supply mentioned in Kinshasa.
Two different individuals additionally died within the assault, Main Guillaume Djike, the military’s spokesman in North Kivu province mentioned, with out figuring out the casualties.
(With inputs from businesses)
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