Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was killed in violence the DRC’s president described as a “terrorist attack”, which he blamed on a Rwandan Hutu rebel group.
Luca Attanasio died of his wounds after a World Food Programme (WFP) convoy came under gunfire near Goma while he was on a field trip to visit a school feeding programme, according to a senior diplomatic source in Kinshasa and the WFP.
The Italian government confirmed Attanasio’s death and said an Italian policeman,…
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