The Sunday Review

Worshipers attending a church Service in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was hit by an Islamic State-linked bomb Sunday.

At least 12 At least ten people were killed. least 50 wounded When a bomb is detonated church Sunday service in According to both the UN and government, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is the DRC.

The attack This was “visibly perpetrated” Members of rebel group Allied Democratic Forces, which is linked to ISIS. “against citizens in full worship in the parish of the 8th Community of Pentecostal Churches of Congo” in Kasindi is the capital in North Kivu, DRC’s Communications Ministry said Sunday, adding, “the government strongly condemns the bomb attack.”

ISIS claimed the responsibility attack Through its propaganda news agency Amaaq, ISIS claimed that fighters had planted an improvised explosion device (IED). in The church.

These claims cannot be independently verified by The Sunday Review.

UN SpokesmYou can find more information atn Stéphane Dujarric said in a statement Sunday, the United Nations Mine Action Service will be open (UNMAS). “is supporting the Congolese authorities in conducting the investigation into the circumstances of the incident.”

“The Secretary-General reiterates that the United Nations, through his Special Representative in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, will continue to support the Congolese Government and people in their efforts to bring peace and stability in the east of the country,” Dujarric stated in This statement.

UN Peacekeeping Force in MONUSCO also has this country condemned “the cowardly and despicable attack” On Sunday, the condolences were offered “to the families of the victims, to the Congolese people and to the government” DRC

Violence waves have persisted in DRC’s North Kivu province, despite efforts by the government and international peacekeepers To curb it.