Italian ambassador Luca Attanasio eliminated in DR Congo throughout kidnapping effort: Senior diplomat

Rome: The Italian ambassador to Congo was shot dead on Monday (February 22) in an attack which targeted the convoy of the World Food Program (WFP).

The Foreign Ministry in a declaration exposed that the Italian ambassador to Congo and an Italian Carabinieri law enforcement officer were eliminated throughout a check out near Goma in the eastern Republic ofCongo

In a short declaration, the ministry stated Luca Attanasio and the officer were eliminated inGoma They were taking a trip in a convoy of the UN stabilization objective in Congo.

The convoy of the authorities was assaulted near the town of Kanyamahoro at around 10:15 am (0815 GMT) and was presumably a part of an abduct effort, the Virunga National Park mentioned.

The envoy, Luca Attanasio, “died of his wounds” after a convoy of the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) came under fire near Goma, the source informed AFP in Kinshasa.

Two other individuals likewise passed away in the attack exposed Major Guillaume Djike, the army’s representative in North Kivu province stated, without determining among the casualties.

Italian ambassador Luca Attanasio eliminated in DR Congo throughout kidnapping effort: Senior diplomat

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