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Luca Attanasio Italian Ambassador Killed In DR Congo-



Fastnews Nigeria reports the sad news on the Italian Ambassador that was Killed

Luca Attanasio who is the Italian Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed in an attack on a World Food Programme (WFP) convoy, a local governor said on Monday.

Attanasio died of injuries, shortly after the convoy was ambushed in Virunga National Park near the eastern city of Goma in North Kivu province, the province’s Governor Carly Nzanzu Kasivita told dpa.

This news medium gathered that the ambassador’s driver and a bodyguard were also killed.

“Attanasio died of injuries after the attack,’’ Mr. Kasivita said.

The attackers, though not identified were repelled by park rangers patrolling the area, the governor said.

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