Massacres of civilians in Kyaghala  
Occurred in Katwe Location, Congo (Democratic Republic of the) on February 17, 2017, at 5:00 AM
Reported by anonymous via Internet on February 17, 2017, at 4:00 PM in Katwe Location, Congo (Democratic Republic of the)
Also heard by 1 other(s)

This rumour is probably true and is of high priority – here's why:
Occurred on the morning of Friday 17 February in
KYAGHALA in locality of KATWE in the Grouping of MUTANDA, Chefferie
BWITO, northwest of the RUTSHURU Territory in the Province of
NORTH-KIVU. Basically, the massacre of civilians by two MAY-MAY groups, the

Afternoon of Monday, February 13, 2017, during an incursion of NYATURA
In KYAGHALA, 3 civilians of ethnic NANDE were killed and 13 others
Kidnapped (Nande, Hunde and Nyanga). Some of the remaining sources
At least 6 killed among the kidnapped.
Would kill 9 people dead.

According to our sources, it is to avenge the members of their
The MAY-MAYMEMEGES have allegedly entered
Last Thursday. They should in turn
Members of the HUTU Community.
The MAZEMBE allegedly killed civilians who were members of the
HUTU before the NYATURA came to battle
against them.

At least 19 civilians were killed and four wounded seriously. The most of
Killed civilians are members of the HUTU Community.
6 fighters on both sides would also have died. This
Which brings to 25 the total of the dead last Friday in KYAGHALA. The
Injured would be admitted to a medical facility in NYANZALE.

The continuation of the killings sustained by these
Families have already moved from KYAGHALA, KIKUKU, LUSOGHA,
BIRUNDULE and MIRANGI in Groupement MUTANDA causing a drama
In the BWITO / RUTSHURU Headquarters

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Location Reported by Via Date
Katwe Location, Congo (Democratic Republic of the) anonymous Internet 17-Feb-2017 @ 4:00 PM
Katwe Location, Congo (Democratic Republic of the) anonymous Internet 17-Feb-2017 @ 6:00 AM

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