8 killed in DR Congo's Beni, residents burn town hall

Congolese protest in Beni on December 27, 2018. Nearly 70 civilians have been massacred in the Beni region since military action against the ADF began at the start of November 2019. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Eight civilians died overnight in DR Congo's volatile city of Beni in a fresh militant attack.
  • Incensed residents then partly burnt the town hall and then moved towards the UN peacekeeping mission camp.
  • Nearly 70 civilians have been massacred in the Beni region since military action against the ADF began at the start of November.

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