Islamic extremists are suspected to be behind an attack that killed at least 10 people last night in the DRC.
According to Laurent Sondirya, Beni’s vicar general, the blast occurred shortly before the start of a confirmation ceremony.
The Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) is said to be behind the murder of 9 farmers and 13 civilians in eastern DRC.
The attack comes just days after two Ituri villages were ambushed and over fifty people were killed by members of a terror group.
The attack was reportedly carried out by members of the Allied Democratic Forces.
Most of the child soldiers are between 8 and 15 years old and 40% are girls.
Sheikh Ali Amin was murdered allegedly by jihadists on the 1st of May after he condemned jihadism.
Even though in the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan Christians are in majority, they still face religious persecution.