WHO 'Heartbroken' After Rebels Kill Ebola Workers in DR Congo

Deadly night-time attacks by armed groups have claimed the lives of healthworkers helping to confront the deadly Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, the head of the World Health Organization has said. The violence killed four workers responding to the Ebola outbreak and injured five others at a camp in Biakato Mines and at an Ebola response coordination office, WHO said in a statement.

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Mai-Mai fighters attacked a camp housing aid workers in Biakato, a local official said.

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