Instagram – Jan 11, 2021 @ 15:11
Today we heard the heartbreaking news that 6 incredible young rangers from Virunga National Park lost their lives on Sunday morning in an armed attack. Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with their families.
Posted @withregram • @virunganationalpark It is with immense sadness that Virunga National Park confirms the deaths of 6 Park Rangers in an attack by armed assailants on the morning of Sunday 10th January 2021. 1 other Ranger was seriously wounded in the assault. The Ranger has been evacuated to hospital in Goma and his injuries are no longer considered life-threatening.
C’est avec une immense tristesse que le Parc National des Virunga confirme la mort de 6 gardes survenue lors d’une attaque armée ce dimanche matin. Un garde fut aussi gravement blessé au cours de l’assaut. Il a entretemps été évacué à Goma et ses blessures n’engagent plus son pronostic vital.
The identities of the Rangers who lost their lives are:
Kamate Mundunaenda Alexis, aged 25 years
Burhani Abdou Surumwe, aged 30 years
Nzabonimpa Ntamakiriro Prince, aged 27 years
Maneno Kataghalirwa Reagan, aged 27 years
Kibanji Bashekere Eric, aged 28 years
Paluku Budoyi Innocent, aged 28 years
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