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Large Number of UN Peacekeepers Killed in Congo
Large Number of UN Peacekeepers Killed in Congo

Large Number of UN Peacekeepers Killed in Congo

Large Number of UN Peacekeepers Killed in Congo

The United Nations peacekeeping chief says 14 peacekeepers have been killed in an attack in eastern Congo. Jean-Pierre Lacroix says on Twitter that the attack occurred Thursday evening in North Kivu Province, AP reported. Lacroix says he is “outraged” by the attack and that medical evacuations are ongoing. He did not identify the attackers. The UN peacekeeping mission in Congo is the largest in the world and is aimed at calming a number of armed groups in the vast, mineral-rich Central African nation.

 

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