Italy's ambassador to Congo killed in an attack on their convoy at Goma

Italy's ambassador to Congo killed in an attack on their convoy at Goma
Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Luca Attanasio, and a Carabiniere were killed in an attack on their convoy at Goma in the African country on Monday, well-informed sources said, Ann.az reports citing ANSA.

The nature of the attack is not yet clear.

Attanasio died in hospital, sources said.

The envoy's car was part of a MONUSCO UN peacekeeping mission convoy including the EU's delegation chief, sources said.

The Italian foreign ministry confirmed the killings of Atanasio and the Carabiniere with "deep grief".


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