DR Congo: MONUSCO holds training for police officers in Beni on handling IEDs

The threat is real.” Police officials in Beni acknowledge that the city is still under threat from improvised explosive devices.

In 2021, on the evening of the Christmas celebration, a device exploded in a pub in the city of Beni, killing six and injuring a dozen.

A year later, during this festive period, MONUSCO police (UNPOL) organized a training on Thursday, December 29 for police officers in Beni. Altogether twenty trainees received training from three United Nations anti-mine service (UNMAS) officers.

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Source: Devdiscourse