Ugandan and Congolese armies arrest 62 rebels in eastern Congo

Ugandan and Congolese armies arrest 62 rebels in eastern Congo

At least 62 rebels surrender in a joint operation by the Ugandan People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) against Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels in eastern DR congo.

The ceremony took place on Monday after the UPDF convoy entered DR Congo through Lubiriha-Kasindi border point, Ugandan Dailymonitor reports.

The public information officer for operation Shujja, Maj Peter Mugisha said the joint operation managed to capture several camp bases of ADF rebels, including their main camp Kambi Ya Yua.

He added that 62 ADF rebels also surrendered to FARDC in the first phase.

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