The Associated Press and AFP reported on the 22nd that the Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo was killed in an attack in the eastern part of the country.
Italian Ambassador Luca Attanasio and an Italian national gendarmerie police were attacked in Goma on Monday, local time, Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a brief statement.
Death. At present, no other details have been released.
A diplomatic source told AFP that the Italian ambassador was shot that day and died immediately because of his serious injuries. It is reported that in addition to the ambassador, two people were killed.
According to the Guardian on the 22nd, a spokesman for Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo told the Italian media that the attack was part of a plan to try to kidnap United Nations personnel.