8 People Killed by Suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in DR Congo

The Police Said at Least 20 People are Still Missing after the Attack

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At least eight people were killed in an attack in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Friday.

The police said suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) fighters attacked a village in the Beni region, slitting throats of the eight people.

About twenty other people are reported missing. Major Losendjola Morisho, a police chief in Mangina, said a search to rescue the missing people is ongoing.

The country has experienced several months of attacks and massacres blamed on the rebel forces.

More than a thousand people have been killed in the attacks since October 2014.