Six people are killed in suspected militia attack on national park in Congo where a quarter of the world's gorilla population live

Mail Online | 4/10/2018 | Lara Keay For Mailonline
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Five park rangers and a driver have been killed in an attack at Congo's Virunga National Park.

The park, which is home to critically endangered mountain gorillas, confirmed the ambush in a statement. It said a sixth ranger was wounded in the ambush on Monday.

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While there was no immediately claim of responsibility, suspicion immediately fell on militia groups that are active in and around the famed wildlife park.

The Unesco World Heritage site is home to about a quarter of the remaining mountain gorillas in the wild.

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The gorillas are poaching targets and their habitat is being destroyed by deforestation in...
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