Ugandan army attacks ADF bases in DR Congo

Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) at the Uganda-DRC border in 2017. PHOTO BY FELIX BASIME

What you need to know:

  • Last Thursday, several trucks carrying unspecified number of UPDF soldiers and military equipment were seen in Fort Portal town heading to Bundibugyo.
  • In the 1990s, the ADF rebels terrorized the Rwenzori region in the districts of Kasese, Bundibugyo and Kabarole for over a decade. During the insurgency, the rebels are believed to have killed more than 3,000 people and displaced 100,000.

The Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) has attacked the bases of the Allied Democratic Forces in the DR Congo.


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