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17 mai 2019 | 20h58 UTC

DRC: ADF rebels clash with military in North Kivu province May 17

DR Congo Alerte de sécurité

Suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels clashed with military in Kilhewa (North Kivu province) May 17; at least nine civilians reportedly killed

TIMEFRAME expected from 17/5/2019, 12h00 until 20/5/2019, 11h59 (Etc/GMT+2). COUNTRY/REGION North Kivu province

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Event

Suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels reportedly clashed with Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) troops near Kilhewa village (North Kivu province) on Friday, May 17. According to local sources, at least nine civilians and one soldier were killed in the clashes along Mbau-Kamango road

A heightened security presence is to be expected in the area over the coming days. Similar ADF attacks are possible in North Kivu province over the coming weeks.

Context

The ADF is a Ugandan Islamist militant group that has traditionally been active in North Kivu province since the late 1990s. The group has also been blamed for attacks in neighboring Ituri province in recent months. 

Advice

Individuals in North Kivu province are advised to remain vigilant, monitor developments to the situation, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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