On Sunday, unknown gunmen opened fire on a helicopter of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Congo (MONUSCO) in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), killing one peacekeeper.

According to APA, "France Press" agency reported on this with reference to the representative of the mission.

The helicopter was shot down at around 15:00 local time (17:00 Baku time) while flying to Goma, the capital of North Kivu province of Congo.

According to "France-Presse", the dead peacekeeper was a South African citizen.

Another person was injured, his condition is unknown.

It is not known who exactly shot down the helicopter of the UN mission.