Yumbi a ghost city following DR Congo inter-communal violence
This is fucking Menendez for UN news, you'd be in the western Democratic Republic of Congo or DRC we sample so go city in the aftermath of days long massacred last month, which left at least five hundred thirty five victims this covered by you when investigators in communal burial sites. That's according to Laurent Marshall spokesperson for the UN mission in the country Manisco in an interview with your news on Wednesday. She described how the brutal inter-ethnic killings were carried out in a very organized manner with many houses and public buildings. Also this -joyed during the violence between banana, and but Sunday community members that was sparked by a dispute over a local chiefs borough she told Moscow slim, but although the area is now calm conditions remained tense and much of the local population has fled across the Congo. River into neighboring Republic of the Congo. Between sixteen and eighteen December last June two thousand eighteen and you'll be district for villages were attach. It was. There was only a for I- tension between two communities, but in the in the new living in our area, we should located west tunnel. Pastor of further democratic people of the Congo in the Miami might only province along the Congo river. So it was a vitamin plus it a cure between two communities doing free days between the fifteen and eighteen of December. And it's resented in the chilling for hundreds of people and last month your face of the U N High Commissioner for human rights reported that eight hundred nine hundred people were killing this clashes. Do we have more precise figures on the number of people killed in wanted in this clashes? Yes, you win. In team and just what's on from a Menzies tailgating mission in very very spending nine in in other to investigate on visa allegation of interacting violence, and according to the print leniently report the attack and violence resulted in the death of achieve five hundred and forty five men women and children and one hundred eleven injured we could have no victims. But in nine days, it was what they were able to to work on and to enter the achievement in a I would say they have own necessary. Again, the death toll could be are your van when vase, but at least five hundred and forty five people, and we have any information about who committed these crimes and have these killings being. Imitated or organized again curving through the investigation of the human might seen the the attack well organize and conduct in a very organized manner and were most likely plan, and we have even elements, but indicate that the planning study at least at the beginning of the nuns of samba, maybe even before and the attacks were extremely violent and fast leaving little time for the corporation for free. So it's an what was the tweeter was the Bill of one of the shift, which you name, and that was supposed to take place in Yaounde and when community was against the girl and flows freely. The tweeter of the divine guidance between the two communities you went to ugm be less Friday. And what could you? Tell us about the state of the city and the population who remained there. It's a very fitting because it's it's really a little Kleiser Augusta. We have demented that almost one thousand miles of been destroyed and so focusing Chelsea's seven schools five and cental the editor Hollick commission building was destroyed. And you know, it's ninety we recruit Vic with me. I would say one hundred people maybe two hundred people, and and that no more because all people fled the phone and most of them are crossed the border and the in one to find shelter on the other side of the Congo river in Congo-Brazzaville do the current condition. Alot the return of the relation in the territory. It's what's. We focus on a on the concrete security for has been Detroit on on the ground both prison yard near on. Of course, they have the primary responsibility for the security of of the tone situation is can at the moment, but it's still tense. But what needs to be done it? I want to take some major tool to promote the reconciliation between the communities and to and to reveal the tinian hundred and seventeen schools were destroyed. And when we we wear in Sweden, keep on told us, okay that one really knows symbolic just a an would be contribute to the building of new schooler as soon as civil innovates to. They were children from both communities to go back to cooling such as we speak condition. I'm not in place for for going back to a normal life. Unfortunately, it will take time and the under the Justice will be an entertainment of of the reconciliation program. And because it's there should be no impunity toward to the early. Bill crime.