OCTOBER 6, 2009: LRA Kill 22 in DRC

Ugandan Rebels Kill 22 in DR Congo

SOURCE: AFP

KINSHASA, Oct 6, 2009 (AFP) - Ugandan rebels killed 22 villagers in an attack on Digba in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeast Orientale province, a local association said Tuesday.

The attack happened on September 25 in an area where no Congolese military force is present, said the chairman of the Dungu Diocesan Justice and Peace Commission, Father Benoit Kilalegu.

"The inhabitants were surprised in the morning by about 40 members of the LRA (the Lord's Resistance Army from neighbouring Uganda). Twenty-two people were killed with machetes and knives," Kilalegu said...

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