These burnt houses are the result of an attack on the town of Oïcha-Mambanike , 30 kilometres from Beni, in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo by rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).

Four people were killed as rebel fighters torched houses, looted property and sowed fear.

Eyewitness recounted the terror from the attack.

“They opened my neighbour’s door and took 3 goats and at my house they took 5 goats and a kid. They burned all my clothes, my wife’s and my children’s clothes…

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