13 Killed In North West Dr Congo Land Dispute

At least 13 people have been confirmed dead in northwestern Dr Congo following three days of fighting in a land dispute, many injured and around 50 homes burned to the ground, officials said on Thursday.

The official, Jean-Pierre Elongo disclosed on Thursday that the rivals – ethnic Lingotebe and Kungu – wielded machetes in the violence from Monday to Wednesday, Kungu territory administrator

Elongo said the two groups have been embroiled in a territorial dispute since 1982.

“The inhabitants of these two groups are fighting over areas for collecting caterpillars,” Elongo said.

“A final solution has never been found,” he added of the dispute in Kungu, located in northwestern Sud-Ubangi province.

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