[Today in History] March 22nd

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CONGO

2014 – 251 shipwreck victims, 109 drowned, 101 missing and only 41 survived following the shipwreck of Congolese refugees returning to Congo, on Lac Albert. 3 days of mourning.

GLOBAL

2016 – 31 dead and 340 wounded (bilan provisoire) in terrorist attacks that hit Belgium, one in Zaventem airport and one in Maelbeek metro station where at least two Congolese, Yves Ciyombo and Sabrina Fazal, died.