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Congo Government Shows Execution Footage of Two UN Investigators

  • The U.S. and Swedish nationals went missing on March 12
  • State blames militia known as Kamuina Nsapu for their deaths
The United Nations flag flies outside of the international organization on Jan. 26, 2017, in New York City.
Photographer: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s government screened a video showing the execution of two United Nations investigators whose bodies were found in Kasai-Central province last month.

U.S. citizen Michael Sharp and Swedish national Zaida Catalan went missing on March 12 while probing a conflict in the center of the country that has left hundreds of people dead and forced more than 1 million others to flee their homes.