Democratic Republic of the Congo: 37 bodies found after armed clashes between two factions of the Nduma Defense of Congo (NDC-R)
At least 37 bodies have been found in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo following armed clashes, a conflict monitor group announced on Friday.
The bodies were found in the city of Pinga and its surroundings in the territory of Walikale, North Kivu province following clashes that occurred between two factions of the Nduma Defense of Congo (NDC-R).
NDC-R is a militia group that operates in mainly in eastern DRC.
The clashes took place on July 20 in the resource-rich region, according to the Kivu security tracker (KST), a joint project of the Congo Research Group and Human Rights Watch.