46 killed in attack on DR Congo displacement camp: Local sources

AFP , Monday 12 Jun 2023

At least 46 people, half of them children, were killed in a militia attack on a camp for displaced people in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, security analysts and a local community leader said Monday.

Killed civilians in DR Congo
Civilians and Red Cross volunteers attend the burial of killed displaced people in Democratic Republic of Congo. AFP


The Kivu Security Tracker (KST), a network of observers based in DRC's restive east, counted "at least 46" dead in the Lala camp in Djugu territory, after the attack on Sunday night.

A community leader Desire Malodra gave the same death toll of 46, adding that 23 of them were children.

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