Italian Ambassador To DR Congo Killed In UN Convoy Attack

DW: Italian ambassador to Congo dies in attack on UN convoy
Luca Attanasio died of his injuries as the unidentified attackers opened fire on the convoy, killing another official and a driver.
The Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Luca Attanasio, was killed on Monday during a visit to the eastern part of the country in a World Food Program (WFP) convoy.
"The three fatalities have been identified as the Italian Ambassador to DRC, Luca Attanasio, an Italian embassy official, and a WFP driver," the UN agency said in a statement.
Other passengers were also injured as the delegation was set to visit a WFP school feeding program, the agency added.
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