UN chief Ban Ki-moon urges restraint by Congo forces against protesters

"(Ban) condemns the violence that has already led to the death of at least 17 people, including three police officers in the capital," his spokesman said.

Published:September 20, 2016 1:49 am
Ban ki moon, UN, ban, moon, UN COngo, ban ki moon congo, COngo, Congo protest, Congo violence, news, latest news, world news, international news “(Ban) condemns the violence that has already led to the death of at least 17 people, including three police officers in the capital,” his spokesman said. (source: AP)

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Congolese national security forces to exercise maximum restraint in their response to protests, his spokesman said on Monday, after deadly anti-government demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila.

“(Ban) condemns the violence that has already led to the death of at least 17 people, including three police officers in the capital,” his spokesman said.