ITALY’S AMBASSADOR TO THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO HAS BEEN KILLED IN AN AN ATTACK IN THE EAST OF THE COUNTRY
Written by miebaka ikiriko on February 23, 2021
Italy’s Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed in an attack in the East of the Country
Luca Attanasio, forty three died in hospital on Monday after the United Nations convoy he was travelling in, came under fire near Goma
The convoy reportedly belonged to the UN’s World Food Programme
An Italian Military Police Officer travelling with the convoy and a Congolese driver were also killed.
Reports say the attack in North Kivu province is believed to have been an attempted kidnapping .