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Congo bishop survives gunfire

Congo bishop survives gunfire

ICC Note

Bishop Faustin Ngabu came under attack in Goma.

Goma, Oct. 30, 2007 (CWNews.com) - Gunmen opened fire on Bishop Faustin Ngabu of Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, on Sunday evening, the MISNA news agency reports. The bishop's brother-in-law, who was with him at the time of the assault, was seriously wounded and hospitalized. Bishop Ngabu himself was unharmed.

The gunmen responsible for the attack have not been identified, nor have local authorities established a motive for the ambush. It is not clear whether the bishop himself was the target of the gunmen.


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