Congo:Italian Ambassador assasinated, UN convoy attacked




The Italian ambassador to Kinshasa was Assasinated on Monday in an attack that targeted a convoy of the World Food Program (WFP) during a visit near Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

The AFP, which reported this, quoted a diplomatic source to have said that the Ambassador died on the spot.

Attanacio body at the scene
Ambassador Luca Attanasio “died immediately of his wounds,” a senior diplomatic source in Kinshasa told AFP.

  1. Two other people were also killed during the attack according to the same source.
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