“When you meet the unbelievers, strike the necks” (Qur’an 47:4).
KINSHASA, Congo — At least 25 people were killed in an attack on New Year’s Eve by rebels in Congo’s eastern Beni territory, local officials said Friday.
Farmers had gone to the fields in the village of Tingwe when they were attacked by Allied Democratic Forces rebels, according to the representative of the governor in the region, Sabiti Njiamoja….
Local civil society representative Bravo Muhindo confirmed more than 25 dead and said many had been beheaded.
Other people were kidnapped, Muhindo said….
The ADF originated in neighboring Uganda and has long been a threat in eastern Congo. The Islamic State group has claimed some attacks carried out by ADF rebels, but the exact relationship between the groups is not clear….