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Gunmen seize villages in DRC near Uganda, Rwanda borders

Gunmen seize villages in DRC near Uganda, Rwanda borders

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Gunmen have seized at least two villages overnight in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) near the border with Uganda and Rwanda, a local official and an activist group said. On Monday, Lieutenant-Colonel Muhindo Luanzo, assistant to the administrator of Rutshuru Territory, blamed the attack on fighters from M23, a rebel group that seized large swaths of territory in 2012 and 2013. The two villages, Tshanzu and Runyoni, were the last redoubts of M23 before they were chased by Congolese and United Nations forces into Uganda and Rwanda in 2013. Since then, there have been regional efforts to demobilise the fighters, but the group has complained about the slow implementation of a peace accord and some have returned to the DRC. It was not immediately possible to confirm the iden...
Security Released Composite Photos Of The Komamboga Bomb Blast Suspects

Security Released Composite Photos Of The Komamboga Bomb Blast Suspects

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Through their spokesperson CP Fred Enanga, the Police revealed that the force has recreated composite photos of the suspects in the October 23 Blast at the popular joint and eatery, Digida in Komamboga, Kawempe Division, Kampala. CP Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson “We have released composite photos of 2 out of 3 suspects, as described by witnesses who saw them at Komamboga, during the bomb attack of October 23, at around 8.30 pm,” said CP Enanga in the statement. He added:: “We want to remind the public that the composite photos were drawn by our Forensic photo montage Expert, using basic descriptions given by eyewitnesses, who provided the distinctive physical descriptions of the suspects.” Police urged the general public to come forth with any details about the physical details of t...