April 9, 2018 / 3:50 PM / a year ago

Militiamen kill five park rangers, driver in east Congo

DAKAR (Reuters) - Militiamen killed five park rangers and their driver on Monday in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Virunga National Park, the national parks director said.

The team came under gunfire around 6 a.m. local time (0400 GMT) while traveling to a base near the Ishasha border crossing with neighboring Uganda, Cosma Wilungula told Reuters.

Reporting By Aaron Ross; Editing by Tim Cocks

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below