Italian ambassador among 3 killed in attack on Congo convoy

The vehicle in which the Italian ambassador to Congo was killed, according to those at the scene, sits with a smashed window in Nyiragongo, North Kivu province, Congo Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. The Italian ambassador to Congo Luca Attanasio, an Italian carabineri police officer and their Congolese driver were killed Monday in an attack on a U.N. convoy in an area that is home to myriad rebel groups, the Foreign Ministry and local people said.