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Clash with Pygmies near DRC gorilla sanctuary leaves one dead, 14 injured

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Poaching patrol was ambushed by Pygmies using bows and arrows, Kahuzi Biega park official saysOne person was killed and 14 were injured in clashes near a gorilla sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where there has been mounting friction between park guards and local Pygmies, sources said Friday.The violence occurred near the Kahuzi Biega national park, a UNESCO heritage site in eastern DRC that is a haven for the world’s largest gorilla species. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/20/clash-with-pygmies-near-drc-gorilla-sanctuary-leaves-one-dead-14-injured

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Publish date : 2019-07-20 02:37:52

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