At an armed attack in province in DR Congo, 16 civilians were killed

As a result of an armed attack in the province of Ituri in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 16 civilians were killed.

According to local media, members of the rebel group called “Cooperative for the development of the Congo” (Kodko) committed an armed attack on the village of Toko in the Baganali-Kilo area.

, according to estimates, since 2014, thousands of civilians have died as a result of the attacks of rebels in the east of the country.

East of the DRC, where the border with Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi has been going on, for more than 20 years has been an arena of attacks and conflicts from armed groups trying to obtain control over gold and cobalt mine.