Nearly 60 people have been killed in an attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ituri province

According to local media and ngos, nearly 60 people were killed in an attack by the Illegal armed Congolese Organization for Development Cooperation (CODECO) on The town of Zhugu in Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on The evening of February 1, local time.Stephen Muhizi, editor and journalist of a local media outlet, posted the video on social media.According to Ndalo, the head of the camp where the attack took place at 9 PM on February 1, 59 bodies have been recovered as of press time, he said.The death toll is expected to rise as clean-up operations continue.Reporters at the China Media Group in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, also confirmed the attack and are contacting relevant personnel for interviews to confirm more details.The three provinces of Ituri, North Kivu and South Kivu in the eastern part of the DEMOCRATIC Republic of the Congo (DRC) are high-risk areas for security, with dozens of illegal armed forces operating in this area for a long time.According to incomplete statistics, since the beginning of November last year, illegal armed forces such as ADF, CODECO and FPIC have launched at least a dozen attacks in eastern Congo, causing hundreds of deaths.(Original title: Nearly 60 Killed in Attack in Ituri Province, DRC)

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