DRC: two soldiers and four rebels killed in clashes with ADF

Author : Mircea Birca | Thursday, October 29, 2015
Posted in category Africa, Africa News
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The Congolese army announced Wednesday that two of its soldiers and four Ugandan rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) have been killed in fighting in the territory of Beni in eastern DRC.

After three days of fighting between the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and the Congolese army in Beni, the first official toll fell 28 October. To believe Lieutenant Mak
Hazukay, spokesman of the Sokola operation (“Cleaning”) 1, responsible for the fight against armed groups in the north of North Kivu, particularly against the ADF, four Ugandan rebels and two Congolese soldiers were killed. The officer also reported two injured side Armed Forces of the DRC (FARDC).

The clashes took place in Beni territory in the north of the province of North Kivu, in mourning for more than a year by a succession of attacks and massacres of civilians attributed to the ADF.

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The UN Mission in Congo (MONUSCO) confirmed that “four ADF members [had] killed [Monday] by the Congolese army during an attack against [a] FARDC command post “in the area described by Lieutenant Hazukay.

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