28 displaced people killed in northern Congo

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — At least 28 people have been killed in a northern province over the past two days, the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) said on Thursday.

A series of attacks in northeastern Congo have targeted civilians, including children, who have fled renewed ethnic clashes in recent months between farmers and herders.

The attackers finished off people in camps for displaced people and villages throughout Ituri province, including near one of its temporary bases , the UN mission said in a statement.

Since early June, violence has killed more than 200 people and displaced another 300,000.


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