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Italian ambassador,Luca Attanasio killed in DR Congo during kidnapping attempt
Italy’ s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was killed on Monday during a fact -finding mission to the country ’ s troubled east , a senior diplomat told AFP.
The envoy , Luca Attanasio, “ died of his wounds ” after a convoy of the UN ’s World Food Programme ( WFP ) came under fire near Goma , the source said in Kinshasa .
Two other people also died in the attack , Major Guillaume Djike, the army’ s spokesman in North Kivu province told AFP , without identifying the casualties .