Two civilians were killed in Manganzi village, seven kilometres from Mamove, Beni territory in North Kivu of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The incident which occurred on Thursday, Sept. 2, according to local sources involved a father and his son who were shot dead in their house by the suspected rebels.

“The incident took place less than one kilometer from an army position but unfortunately, the army did not intervene,” revealed Kinos Katuho, the Mamove civil society leader.

This is the latest killing in the region within the past few days and though the assailants were not positively identified, local sources suspected the killers to be combatants of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).

Four civilians have been reported killed near Mamove since the beginning of t


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Chief Bisong Etahoben is a Cameroonian investigative journalist and traditional ruler. He writes for international media and has participated in several transnational investigations. Etahoben won the first-ever Cameroon Investigative Journalist Award in 1992. He serves as a member of a number of international investigative journalism professional bodies including the Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR). He is HumAngle’s Francophone and Central Africa editor.