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Allied forces repulsed at Kabalo, rebels claim

Allied forces attacked the rebel-held town of Kabalo yesterday (Thursday) but were driven off, according to rebel leader Ernest Wamba dia Wamba. He told AFP that the assault by Zimbabwean and DRC forces led to heavy fighting. “This shows that nobody has taken the [Paris ceasefire] accord seriously,” he added. Wamba is in Uganda with other rebel leaders and is expected to meet President Yoweri Museveni at the weekend, media reports said.

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