Islamists kill 17 civilians in two attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Gunmen storm a jail in Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and free more than 1,300 inmates, also attacking the military camp that provides security to the prison. The town's mayor blames the Allied Democratic Forces, which he says used electrical equipment. Twenty inmates return and two are shot dead.
Islamist militants of the Allied Democratic Forces kill nineteen people near the city of Oicha in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, following a week's worth of protests against the mass killings from rebels that killed four others near a United Nations base.
Protestors storm the MONUSCO headquarters in Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and set UN vehicles on fire in anger at the peacekeepers' failure to stop the Allied Democratic Forces insurgency. Congolese security forces fire at the crowd to disperse them, killing at least two.
Militants target civilians in the DR Congo near the border with Uganda, killing 19 and kidnapping others. Churches were also burned down in two separate attacks. It is believed that the Allied Democratic Forces is behind the attacks.