Italian ambassador killed in DR Congo attack

Luca Attanasio died alongside an Italian soldier after their car was attacked as they traveled in a UN convoy.

“It is with deep sorrow that the Farnesina confirms the death, today in Goma, of the Ambassador of Italy to the Democratic Republic of Congo Luca Attanasio and of a soldier from the Carabinieri,” the ministry said in a statement.

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