Five park rangers killed in DRC in tragic weekend for wildlife defenders

An ambush by local rebel forces led to five deaths in the Okapi Wildlife Reserve, while another ranger died in Virunga

The Guardian

Last updated on 25 July 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa)
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Military and unrest-related exercises
Species: 
Gorilla beringei
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals