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武汉学生茶:At least 20 people were killed in an attack by an extremist group in a village in eastern Democratic Congo

At least 20 people were killed in an attack by an extremist group in a village in eastern Democratic Congo
Original Title: Villages in eastern Democratic Congo were attacked by extremist groups, killing at least 20 people

According to a Reuters report on August 26,Extremist groups attacked three villages in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo,At least 20 people were killed.

According to UN data,An extremist organization called “Alliance of Democratic Forces” has been active in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 30 years.Since the beginning of 2019, more than 1,000 civilians have been killed.

Just three days ago,A similar attack caused 13 deaths.

Since the end of last year,The Democratic Congolese government forces launched a large-scale attack against the organization,This triggered a series of retaliatory actions by the organization against civilians.

Some attacks launched by the “Alliance of Democratic Forces” have also been claimed by the “Islamic State”.But experts believe that there is no conclusive evidence to prove that there is a connection between the two organizations.

The dangerous situation forced thousands of people to flee their homes,This has caused more difficulties for the Democratic Republic of Congo to respond to the new crown epidemic.