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    9 Dec, 2017

    SADC Executive Secretary condemns attack on Tanzania Peacekeepers and FARDC soldiers killed in attack on MONUSCO company operating base at Semuliki, Eastern DR Congo on 7 December 2017

    The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has received with great sorrow the information about the killing of 15 soldiers belonging to the SADC-deployed Force Intervention Brigade (FIB), serving under the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO), which occurred at Semuliki, eastern DRC, on 7 December 2017, in which five soldiers belonging to the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) are also reported killed. SADC condemns in the strongest terms possible the perpetration of this heinous attack and wishes to express the hope that the perpetrators of this heinous attack will be quickly brought to book, thereby ensuring that justice is served.

    The Press release is attached.  

    PRESS RELEASE - KILLING OF FIB SOLDIERS IN DRC - 9 DEC 2017

     

     

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