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Troops kill Interahamwe rebels

Ugandan troops have killed 18 Rwandan Interahamwe rebels in eastern DRC and captured four, news reports said today. A senior military official, Colonel Benon Biraaro, was quoted as saying one of the captured rebels admitted to taking part in the killing of eight foreign tourists in southwest Uganda earlier this month. The rebels were reportedly killed during clashes in the Virunga National Park, just north of Goma.


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