At least 11 people were killed and 930 prisoners escaped in the attack of criminals on a prison in the town of Beni, located in the North-East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
This escape is the fourth such case in recent months,
wrote on Sunday, June 11, edition of TRT World, referring to Julian Paluku, the Governor North Kivu province.
The authors linked these events with the refusal of President Joseph Kabila to resign in December of last year – as prescribed by the Constitution of the Congo.
Paluku says that the attackers used firearms during the attack killed eight guards. In prison, today there are only 30 prisoners. Culprits yet to be found – in the province of Beni, there are many armed groups, including the well-known group of Mau-Mau.
In the last month of the most guarded prison in the capital Kinshasa ran about 4,000 prisoners. In the attack, the authorities blamed some of the separatist sect, whose name is not given in the article.