Congo’s Virunga park reopens eight months after deadly ambush

Park wardens stand by as they bring tourists to see mountain gorillas in Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, near the border town of Bunagana October 21, 2012. REUTERS/James Akena

GOMA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s Virunga National Park has reopened after the deadly ambush of a tourist group led to its closure last year over security fears, the park’s director said on Saturday. Virunga sits on the forest-cloaked volcanoes of central Africa and is home to over half the global population of mountain […]

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