Thirteen people have been killed in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo in an attack on a convoy transporting some $40,000 (36,000 euros) in salaries for civil servants, Finance Minister Modeste Bahati said.
The attack occurred on Sunday afternoon in the Uvira area of South Kivu. According to a military source and the Trust Merchant Bank, which was tasked with transporting the funds, 11 soldiers escorting the convoy and two civilians were killed.
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