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ADF Commander of Tanzanian Origin Killed In DRC

By Our Reporter

 

NATIONAL

 

 

The joint Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces and Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo under Operation Shujaa have put out of action one middle-level Allied Democratic Forces commander by the name of Fazul who has been operating in Mwalika Valley.

 

Fazul, a Tanzanian national was killed with one other ADF fighter in the general areas of Alungupa, North Kivu Province yesterday 25th August 2023.

 

According to a statement issued by the UPDF Spokesperson on 25th August, 2023, UPDF 3 Mountain Battalion in the general area of Kanana, Makisabo, North Kivu Province put out of action two ADF fighters and recovered two SMGs, four magazines, 84 rounds of ammunitions and one military radio on Wednesday 23rd August 2023.

 

 

“The joint forces continue to pursue these terrorists from all corners of the jungles,” the statement reads in part.

 

The statement also appeals to the ADF fighters to surrender and benefit from the Uganda government amnesty that is still in force to those who opt to give up on the rebellion.

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