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15 civilians killed in attack in DR Congo's Beni region

World | 2020-01-29 17:01:51
15 civilians killed in attack in DR Congo's Beni region
Fifteen people have been killed in the eastern DR Congo region of Beni, where hundreds have died in militia violence since November, a local official said Wednesday, giving a provisional toll.

In the past 24 hours, "14 bodies have been found hacked to death," while a pastor was killed in a separate attack, the administrator for the Beni region, Donat Kibwana told AFP.


 

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