Congo close to defeating Ugandan Islamist rebels - army

By Reuters | Mon, 3 Mar 2014 17:10 PM

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo, March 3 (Reuters) - An U.N.-backed offensive by Democratic Republic of Congo troops has destroyed the bases of an Ugandan Islamist group in the country's east and should crush the rebels in the next few days, an army spokesman said on Monday.

The Congolese army has been fighting the ADF-NALU militia since December following rebel attacks against civilians in the eastern ...

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