Congo: nun killed by rebels

 An elderly Congolese nun was killed by rebels last weekend, the Missionary News Service report. Sr Mathilde, 80, of the Congregation of the Servants of Jesus, is believed to have been shot during an armed attack in Fataki, about 80 kilometres north of Bunia, the principal town of the Ituri distric, t in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Sources say she was killed as she was running away with other members of her community, from militias belonging to the Lendu ethnic group. Her body was found, with several others, in the former convent of the Carmelite Sisters in Fataki. MISNA say there have been unconfirmed reports of a number of other casualties in the area. Source: MISNA

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