Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; 1 dead

Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; 1 dead

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Armed assailants again attacked an Ebola treatment center in the heart of eastern Congo’s deadly outbreak on Saturday, with one police officer killed and health workers injured.

The early-morning attack in Butembo came less than a week after the treatment center reopened following an attack last month, which forced aid group Doctors Without Borders to suspend its operations in the city. Security forces repelled Saturday’s attackers, one of whom was wounded, Butembo Mayor Sylvain Kanyamanda said.

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