The attack unfolded at a village in the area of Mambisa, north of the Ituri capital Bunia.
The toll was separately confirmed by a source in the United Nations' peacekeeping force, MONUSCO.
A source at the hospital, who did not wish to be identified, said the governor died less than an hour after being admitted to the intensive care ward....
Niger on Sunday said 89 of its troops and 77 assailants died in the raid on the base at Chinegodar.
Education Minister Stanislas Ouaro said the bus was using a road that was supposed to be closed to traffic because of the risk of attacks in the region...
"We will distribute this meat among protesters. We are celebrating the dictator's ouster," a demonstrator told AFP.
The armed forces face increasing accusations of arbitrary arrests and extrajudicial killings in their fight against the insurgents.
Afridi was jailed for 33 years in May 2012 after he was convicted of ties to militants, a charge he has always denied
Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes opened fire at a group of Christians outside a church in Quetta, capital of Balochistan province
Most of them, around 9,200, have lost their refugee status, revoked because it was deemed that they no longer face persecution in Rwanda
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