Congo Army Dislodges Kivu Militias


price sans-serif; line-height: 200%; font-size: small;”>Armed Forces of the DRC (FARDC) dislodged in three weeks, sildenafil the militia of the Patriotic Alliance for a Free and Sovereign Congo (APCLS ) and their allies Nyatura six areas of Masisi territory, in the province of North Kivu, reported, citing civil society Masisi center.

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According to the source, this civic organization still ignores the outcome of these clashes and says many people in the country have sought refuge in the bush.

“After releasing Tuesday, March 4 locality Lwibo, FARDC preparing a final assault on the town of Lukweti last bastion militiamen APCLS January Kalahiri, located more than 40 km north-west of Masisi center,” says UN radio adding, “After fierce fighting in Lwibo (3 km Lukweti), a lull observed on Wednesday morning on the front line and the regular army is preparing an operation to dislodge militia Lukweti.”

It’s been about three weeks since the FARDC are operating against the APCLS Nyatura and their allies in the North West of Masisi center.

In early February, the militiamen were dislodged from localities Kibarizo, Muhanga Butare and without resistance.

Militiamen were left in these localities several military effects. Military officials had promised to pursue “into their last stronghold.”

“Nearly forty people were killed and villages burned for several weeks in the territory of Masisi in North Kivu after fighting between FARDC and armed groups resistant to Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR)” briefed the same source.

MONUSCO, do you remember, sentenced in late February abuses committed against civilians in Masisi where forty people were killed and burned by the militia villages.

Last February, FARDC were still dislodged the militia APCLS Nyabiondo in Masisi territory.

Sources on site had indicated that this town was taken after intense fighting between soldiers and militiamen for nearly six hours.

The APCLS had strongly resisted to keep this place, considered their advanced base in the region.

FARDC were put to heavy weapons, including helicopter gunships, which had pounded the enemy positions.

To believe the local civil society, civilians who had sought refuge around the base of MONUSCO peacekeepers Nyabiondo had fled.



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