Gorilla sanctuary workers in eastern DRC kidnapped by militia
Eighteen employees of a gorilla sanctuary in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have been abducted by a militia group, sources have said.
An official with an NGO said the abduction took place on Monday in the area of Nzovu, in Kahuzi-Biega national park, and that an armed group called the Mai-Mai Raia Mutomboki was responsible.
The hostages comprise nine administrative employees, who were carrying out an inventory, and nine guards, the source said.
“(Eighteen) workers in the Kahuzi-Biega national park were kidnapped by militiamen,” Kashombana Bin-Saleh, administrator of Shabunda... read more
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