The Italian Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Luca Attanasio and two different individuals have been killed on Monday throughout in an assault on a United Nations convoy.
In line with a press release issued by the Italian Overseas Ministry, the 43-year-old ambassador, a carabinieri police officer who was offering safety for him and a 3rd particular person, had been killed in Goma, throughout an tried kidnap.
“The ambassador and the soldier had been touring in a automotive in a convoy of MONUSCO, the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission within the Democratic Republic of Congo,” the assertion reads.
Reuters quoted a supply from the Virunga Nationwide Park saying that the convoy was attacked by unidentified assailants close to the city of Kanyamahoro, just a few miles north of the regional capital Goma, at round 10.15 am native time.
Commenting on the information, the Italian Overseas Minister, Luigi di Maio, who was in Brussels for a gathering along with his European counterparts (FAC), stated that “the circumstances of this brutal assault usually are not but recognized and no effort shall be spared to make clear what occurred.”