KIGALI, Rwanda

At least 21 civilians were killed Thursday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in a series of attacks by suspected Ugandan rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), according to a local civil society group.

The latest attacks targeted Mantumbi, Mamove, Mulolya and Aveli towns located west of the city of Oicha in the territory of Beni in North Kivu province

“The attackers raided Mamove center around 3 p.m. local time. They killed six people, including three women, two men and a child,” local news site reported, quoting Kinos Katuho, Mamove’s civil society representative.

“The attackers

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