The UN investigators have discovered another 17 mass graves in the province of Kasai in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), reports Reuters citing the UN high Commissioner for human rights Zeid al-Hussein.
The burials were found in the area of human settlements Tshimbulu and Tscience, they at least 74 people, including 30 children.
According to the UN, burials were made by elements of the Armed forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) after clashes with insurgents of grouping “Kamuina Nsapu” (Nsapu Kamuina) in the period from 26 to 28 March.
As reported previously in the Congo, were found the bodies of two experts of the UN – American Michael Sharpe and citizen of Sweden Saithe Catalan, went missing in mid-March.
U.S. citizen Michael Sharpe and a subject of Sweden, the Catalan side were members of the group monitoring compliance with sanctions imposed by the UN against the regime of Joseph Kabila, have used violence.
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Previously, the government of the Congo stated that in the province of Kasai, in the center of the country, some of the “attackers” seized for some unknown reason, two UN staff and four accompanying Congolese.
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