UAE condemns attack in Democratic Republic of Congo

WAM

The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a church during a Sunday service in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, resulting in the death and injuries of dozens of people.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) affirmed that the UAE expressed its permanent rejection of all forms of violence, extremism and terrorism aimed at undermining security and stability of the region.

The ministry expressed its solidarity with Congo and its people and its sympathies with the families of the victims and wished the injured a speedy recovery.

At least five people were killed and 15 wounded in a suspected militant bomb attack during a Sunday service at a church in the eastern Congolese city of Kasindi, on the border with Uganda.

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Agenda

    10:00am - 1:00pm

    Broadcasting every weekday, Georgia Tolley goes beyond the headlines to speak to government ministers, decision makers, analysts and local experts to find out how the news will impact those of us living in the UAE.

  • Entertainment Extra

    1:00pm - 2:00pm

BUSINESS BREAKFAST LATEST

On Dubai Eye

  • Flying Taxis

    It sounds like an episode of The Jetsons, but the sight of flying taxis whizzing around our cities could be much closer than you think.

  • Tough penalties for deliberate tax evasion

    The UAE has said that tougher penalties will come into force from 1st August for not keeping proper corporate tax records.