In the evening of December 7, 2017, around 5PM, a UN Peacekeeping Forces base, known as PK40, located on the banks of the Semuliki river in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was attacked by an armed group. At least 15 United Nations peacekeepers were killed and dozens wounded. Three peacekeepers went missing. One has since been found. It was one of the deadliest attacks on the international peace keeping forces in years, U.N. officials reported on Friday December 8, 2017.
Based on news reports, AfroAmerica Network investigations, and conversations with FARDC and United Nations