The carnage of the Lubutu Bridge

Rising Continent

marie-beatrice-umutesiThis is an extract from the book of Marie Beatrice Umutesi  – Surviving the Slaughter – the ordeal of a Rwandan refugee in Zaire – starting from page 3. It is part of the author’s prologue. The story she tells all along her entire writing is her journey during the perilous period of the recent Rwandan history which stems from 1990 in her native Byumba of northern Rwanda to 2000 when she manages to leave Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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