May 26, 2016 / 1:33 PM / 3 years ago

Police officer stoned to death, protester shot in Congo's Goma

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - A police officer was killed by stone-throwing protesters and a protester wass shot dead in the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday at anti-government demonstrations, a United Nations human rights official said.

Two others were injured by gunfire, according to José Maria Aranaz, director of the U.N.’s Congo-based Joint Human Rights Office.

Reporting by Aaron Ross; Writing by Joe Bavier; Editing by Louise Ireland

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