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05 juill. 2020 | 00h39 UTC

DRC: CODECO rebels ambush vehicles in Ituri province July 4

DR Congo Alerte de sécurité

CODECO rebels kill 11 in ambush on security forces convoy in Djugu territory (Ituri province) on July 4; additional attacks are possible in the near term in the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/7/2020, 12h00 until 7/7/2020, 11h59 (Africa/Kinshasa). COUNTRY/REGION Djugu territory (Ituri province)

Event

Cooperation for the Development of the Congo (CODECO) rebels ambushed a security forces convoy in Djugu territory (Ituri province) on Saturday morning, July 4, resulting in at least 11 fatalities. The convoy was reportedly escorting local officials from Bunia and the attack occurred in the village of Matete between Jina and Pisto in the Walendu Djatsi sector of Djugu. Among those killed include an Assistant Territory Administrator of Djugu in charge of economy and finance, Kiza Mateso, along with three police officers and four soldiers. It is believed other local officials were also killed in the attack.

Similar militia attacks and counter-attacks by security forces are possible in the region over the near term

Context

The government's limited influence and operational capabilities in the DRC's eastern provinces, as well as the presence of numerous armed groups and local self-defense militias, has led to persistent insecurity in the region.

Advice

Individuals in Ituri province are advised to remain vigilant, monitor developments, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments.

The security environment in the DRC's eastern provinces remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.

 

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