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DR Congo | At least 6 rangers killed in militia ambush at Virunga NP

NAIROBI, Kenya — At least six rangers have been ambushed and killed in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, park officials said, part of a wave of violence that has plagued Africa’s oldest park and continues to endanger the home of around a third of the world’s mountain gorillas.


Officials attributed the attack on Sunday to Mai-Mai fighters, an umbrella name for a loosely affiliated group of local militias who are battling for power and resources in eastern Congo.


https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/11/world/africa/congo-gorilla-park-rangers-killed.html

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