Five civilians from the Nande community were decapitated by people assumed to belong to the Nyatura militia  
Occurred in Kibirizi, Rutshuru Territory, Congo (Democratic Republic of the) on March 1, 2017, at 11:30 PM
Reported by anonymous via Internet on March 2, 2017, at 11:25 AM in Kibirizi, Rutshuru Territory, Congo (Democratic Republic of the)

This rumour is confirmed true and is of high priority – here's why:
The tension is still noticeable since the morning of Thursday, March
2nd, at Kibirizi in the Mutanda Grouping, in Bwito Headquarters, or
northwest of the Rutshuru Territory, in North Kivu Province.

At the base of 5 decapitation Civilians of Nande Community Members by
Elements Charms, assume to belong to the NYATURA Militia (of Hutu

According to our sources, towards the night from 23:00 to this
Wednesday Thursday 02 March, NYATURA presumes weapons done well Have
incursion or KINYATSI Kibirizi district. They sit at the residence of
Mr. Catfish introduced SIRIKIBUYA Ephrem (coffee buyer) That they go
to machete also decapitate That His wife KANYERE STELLA.

The assailants believed that the victims died from their house
retreat. Mr. SIKIRIBUYA and his wife were KANYERE Abandoned seriously
Wounded. Until that moment, they struggle between life and death.
As if that did not suffice, Before leaving the place, the alleged
NYATURA Fire In the Two Houses of Neighboring Parcels to That of the
decapitated couple, the dwellings identified belonging to the NANDE.

By Elsewhere, in the morning around 6:00 am Thursday, 3 villagers (2
men and one girl) Members of the Nande Community were going to the
fields to intercept their Less than half a kilometer east of Kibirizi.

They were by the decapitated and presumed dead on NYATURA instead.
After the 3 bodies of villagers were removed from the place where they
were decapitated on the morning of Thursday, tension mounted in the
head of youth NANDE.

Some angry young men threatened to go and set fire to the houses of
the HUTU, mainly living in the MAJENGO neighborhood. It took the
intervention of the Forces of the Order and Defense (PNC and FARDC) to
disperse the protesters and to ease the tension.

For the time being, the activities are paralyzed in the City of
KIBIRIZI. Shops, pharmacies, restaurants and public phones are
hermetically sealed. It is a real dead city day that is observed in
this place.

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Kibirizi, Rutshuru Territory, Congo (Democratic Republic of the) anonymous Internet 2-Mar-2017 @ 11:25 AM

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