2021-02-23

Italian ambassador to Congo (DRC) killed in attack, Chinese embassy issues emergency safety reminder

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China News Service, February 23. According to the website of the Chinese Embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on February 22nd, armed elements attacked the WFP convoy near Goma City, North Kivu Province, Congo. Three people were killed, including the Italian ambassador to Congo.

Italian ambassador to Congo (DRC) killed in attack, Chinese embassy issues emergency safety reminder

Chinese Embassy in Congo ) Screenshot of the embassy website.

North Kivu, South Kivu, Ituri and other provinces in eastern Congo (Kinshasa) are high-risk areas, and illegal armed attacks and looting incidents occur from time to time. The Chinese Embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo once again reminded Chinese citizens to avoid going to the above-mentioned provinces. Chinese personnel in the local area should be vigilant and reduce unnecessary outings, especially at night. In case of emergency, please call the police and contact the embassy in time.