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Insurgents kill 22 people, wound 16 others in Ituri province

Zaire militiamen attacked the village of Damas in the Mabendi area of Ituri province on Friday, 5 August. 22 people were killed and 16 others were wounded in the attack. The Zaire militia describes itself as a self-defense group whose mission is to protect members of the Hema community against attacks from the CODECO militia representing the rival Lendu community. This event took place on 08/07/2022 at the following location: Mabendi, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Incident Type: Terrorism

Event Type: Terror Attack

Total Fatalities: 22

Total Wounded: 16

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 22

Civilian Wounded: 16

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: DAWN