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Refugees escape settlement camps to return to DR Congo

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel in Kisoro district are concerned about Congolese refugees escaping from gazetted camps to their country through the Bunagana border. The refugees fled to the Ugandan border district of Kisoro due to fighting between the March M23 Movement (M23) rebels and Armed Forces of …

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M23 rebels allow refugees to cross to Rutshuru for basic needs

Bunagana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The M23 rebels have allowed DRC refugees who are camping in Bunagana town council to cross back to Rutshuru and pick up basic needs. The rebels conquered Bunagana border in Rutshuru territory, North Kivu province on Monday after overpowering DRC government security forces in the area. …

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FARDC soldiers flee to Uganda as M23 capture Bunagana border

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | M23 rebels have captured Bunagana border on the side of the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, forcing over 150 government soldiers to flee into Uganda. The FARDC soldiers have surrendered to Ugandan authorities at Bunagana border. This follows renewed fighting near Bunagana border in Rutshuru territory, …

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Security stops trucks crossing to DRC as M23, FARDC clash

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has stopped trucks crossing Bunagana border in Kisoro district to the Democratic Republic of Congo due to the intense clashes between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels in Rutshuru territory. Heavy fighting broke …

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Congolese refugees head home as calm returns in Rutshuru

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some of the refugees who fled fighting in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC on Monday are slowly returning back home. Heavy fighting erupted between an unknown rebel force and the government forces on Sunday night in the villages of Chanzu and Runyoni in …

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