Islamic State claims responsibility for Dec 25 suicide attack in Congo

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Dec 25 suicide attack in Congo

CAIRO: Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least five people in a restaurant in the city of Beni in eastern Congo on Dec. 25, the group's Amaq news agency said on a Telegram channel on Monday.

The suicide bomber was also killed and 14 people were injured in the attack, the latest violence in a region where Congolese and Ugandan forces have launched a campaign against suspected militants.

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