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25 civilians die in DRC ethnic killings

20 February 2017 1:55 PM

The massacres have destroyed Hutu families, with many civilian victims hacked to death and decapitated with machetes.

Militiamen from the Democratic Republic of Congo's Nande ethnic group have killed 25 civilians in the country's violence-torn eastern region.

The massacres have destroyed Hutu families, with many civilian victims hacked to death and decapitated with machetes.

The attacks have been committed by the Mai-Mai Mazembe in and around the village of Kyaghala, which is majority Hutu.

Here, EWN's Jean-Jacques Cornish updates Stephen Grootes:


20 February 2017 1:55 PM