The RCD claimed they beat off an assault yesterday on the eastern town of Bukavu, inflicting heavy losses on Mayi-Mayi and Rwandan and Burundi rebel insurgents. AFP quoted RCD commander Jean-Pierre Ondekane as saying today that 47 of the attackers were killed, with the biggest casualty toll inflicted at the town’s airport. He said the RDC lost one man killed and four wounded.
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