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Italian ambassador killed in Congo while in UN convoy

The Italian foreign ministry says that the Italian ambassador to Congo and an Italian carabineri police officer have been killed while traveling in Congo in a U.N. convoy

ROME — The Italian ambassador to Congo and an Italian carabineri police officer were killed Monday while traveling in Congo in a U.N. convoy, the Foreign Ministry said.In a brief statement, the ministry said Luca Attanasio and the officer were killed in Goma. They were traveling in a convoy of the U.N. stabilization mission in Congo. There were no other details.

 

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