Church Bombing in Congo
Freemuslim expresses its strong condemnation of the terrorist act that affected innocent people in a church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, calling on the responsible authorities to activate their efforts to confront terrorism and protect civilians.
unfortunately 12 people have been killed and at least 50 wounded when a bomb detonated during church service Sunday in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the government and the UN.
The attack was “visibly perpetrated” by members of the rebel group Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), which has ties with ISIS, “against citizens in full worship in the parish of the 8th Community of Pentecostal Churches of Congo” in the city of Kasindi in North Kivu, DRC’s Communications Ministry said Sunday, adding, “the government strongly condemns the bomb attack.” The ADF is one of the most notorious active rebel groups in eastern Congo.
We denounce the actions of terrorist groups that use name of religion as their shield and promote for peaceful coexistence for everyone in the society.