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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday expressed its deepest sympathy and condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of three people killed in an attack on a delegation travelling on a field visit in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

In a statement made available as quoted stated that “a number of other passengers travelling with the delegation sustained injuries during the attack.

“The three fatalities have been identified as the Italian Ambassador to DRC, Luca Attanasio, an Italian embassy official, and a WFP driver.

“The delegation was travelling from Goma to visit a WFP school feeding programme in Rutshuru when the incident took place.

“WFP will work with national authorities to determine the details behind the attack, which occurred on a road that had previously been cleared for travel without security escorts, the statement said.

“WFP is in close contact with the Italian authorities through its offices at its Rome headquarters and in the DRC.

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