DR Congo violence: Suspected rebel attack in northeast

Allied Democratic Forces blamed for carrying out an ambush in northeast region which has seen increased attacks.

An attack on Mangina in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s northeast has killed at least 12 people.

Rebel group Allied Democratic Fighters is suspected of carrying out the raids using machetes and guns.

Hundreds of thousands have fled their homes in the Beni region during the last two months, according to UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency.


Al Jazeera’s Raheela Mahomed reports.