Incident Summary:

12/29/2020: Assailants attempted to attack the Congolese Nature Conservation Institute (ICCN) station in Mutsura, Beni, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Forest guards repelled the assault. No casualties were reported in the ensuing clash. This was one of three related attacks in the area on this date. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).



Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:

North Kivu


Location Details:
The incident occurred in Beni district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Park Rangers
Specific Description Officers
Nationality of Target Democratic Republic of the Congo
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Three killed following fresh rebel raid in eastern DR Congo," Radio Okapi (Goma), December 30, 2020.
"RDCongo.- Three civilians and one military in a targeted attack on the ADF in the east of DRC," CE Noticias Financieras English, December 30, 2020.