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6 ADF rebels killed by army in DR Congo

FARDC have been on the offensive since morning and have already killed six ADF terrorists.

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | The Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) have killed six members of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a rebel group, during offensives in the country’s northeastern Beni area since Friday morning, a military source said.

Captain Anthony Mualushayi, military spokesman for Operations Sokola 1 Grand-Nord, made the announcement to the press, saying that the armed forces recovered three AK-47 fire arms and a RPG-7 support weapon in its offensives in the northeastern North Kivu province.

“The FARDC has been on offensive against terrorists since 5 am in the region between the Mahiya and Taliha rivers. Provisional assessment shows that the army has already killed six terrorists,” he said.

Since the beginning of this year, members of the ADF, originated in Uganda, have increased their attacks in North Kivu and Ituri.



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