A police station in the Kalamu area of Kinshasa was attacked by armed men on the afternoon (local time) of Thursday, June 29. The motive for the attack is unclear at this time, but an unknown number of prisoners held in the local jail reportedly escaped. Local reports indicate local policemen were injured in the assault; further details are still emerging. The situation has reportedly been contained. Avoid the area.
Individuals present in the Kinshasa are advised to avoid the Kalamu area and follow instructions from local authorities.