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UN Finds 15 Mass Graves In Congo After December Violence

01 February 2019, 08:13 | Randall Craig

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MONUSCO has called for investigations. Hundreds of properties were looted and destroyed in the attacks.

MONUSCO reports that the security situation is now calm, with national security forces having been deployed to affected areas.

The United Nations has said that almost 900 people lost their lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo last month due to ethnic strife.

"While we have been able to largely control the disease in Mangina, Beni and Komanda, the virus continues to spread in the Butembo area, largely because of insecurity and population movement", added Dr. Gianfranco Rotigliano, UNICEF Representative in the DRC.




During the epidemic in West Africa, the first case was registered in December 2013 in Guinea, and since then the disease has extended to neighbouring Liberia and Sierra Leone, as well as to other states, including outside the region.

"The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that in recent weeks there has been an increase in reported cases of Ebola in the DRC's North Kivu Province, most notably from the Katwa health zone, where response teams have faced pockets of community mistrust", he said. UNICEF aims to control and prevent the spread of the disease, and ultimately stop the outbreak; to reduce Ebola-related deaths among those infected; and to provide protection, alleviate suffering and give assistance to affected children and families. Those clashes, we think, took place between 16 and 18 December a year ago.

"More than 40 other individual graves [were] unearthed, following the joint fact-finding mission that was conducted along with local authorities", the United Nations statement said, adding that almost 16,000 people fled Yumbi and its adjoining areas following the clashes. Voters in Yumbi were unable to cast their votes, as the Electoral Commission building was among those totally destroyed.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of United Nations (UN).



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