Five dead in fresh DR Congo attack by presumed jihadists

Congolese soldiers patrol near the town of Kibumba in eastern DRC. FILE PHOTO | NMG

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  • The attacks on Thursday evening were blamed on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a group linked to the so-called Islamic State.

Suspected jihadists in eastern DR Congo killed at least five people and kidnapped a Red Cross volunteer in attacks on a village and an army camp, a priest and officials said Friday.

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