Armed conflict in Tshikapa, Kasai province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Fighting between security forces and militia loyal to a local chief erupted in Tshikapa, the capital of Kasai province. At least 20 soldiers, police officers and militia were killed. The Deputy governor of Kasai has said on Monday that “public order has been restored”.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers to this province in the central region should check with local security forces to ensure that personal safety is secure.