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16 killed in road ambush in DRC

16 killed in road ambush in DRC

AT least 16 people, including six women and two children, have been killed in a suspected Islamist militant attack on a remote road in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the director of a local hospital said. The attack took place on a road near the town of Oicha, around 390 km (242 miles) north of the eastern provincial capital of Goma. Nine others were injured, with three, including a baby, in critical condition, according to hospital staff. Survivors blamed the assault on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), an Islamist militant group that claims links to Islamic State. They…
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