Congo: magistrate investigating the murder of Luca Attanasio killed

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo he was killed William Assani, the magistrate who was investigating the February 22 ambush in which the Italian ambassador lost his life, Luca Attanasio, the carabiniere escort, Vittorio Iacovacci, and the Congolese driver Mustafa Milambo. “Local sources declare that he was returning from a meeting in Goma, as part of the investigation on the security of the area and in particular on the murder of the Italian ambassador and his two companions”: the Fides agency writes, citing missionary sources operating in North Kivu, of which Goma is the capital.

In a statement sent to Fides, the local NGO Hurry up (Center for Peace, Democracy and Human Rights Studies) claims to have “learned with great dismay of the murder of Major William Assani, magistrate at the Rutshuru Military Tribunal, was the victim of an ambush on 2 March at Katale, on the Rutshuru – Goma road axis, where he came from ”. “This crime was perpetrated by unidentified armed men, one of whom was neutralized by the response initiated by the Fadrc (the Congolese army)” the statement specifies.


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