ADF commander, 3 others killed in DRC

Members of the Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces (UPDF) position themselves on the Ugandan side of the border town in Bunagana, Democratic Republic of Congo, while awaiting deployment on March 30, 2023. PHOTO / AFP

The joint Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces and Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo under Operation Shujaa yesterday (24 August, 2023) put out of action one middle level Allied Democratic Forces commander by the name of Fazul who has been operating in Mwalika Valley.

Fazul, a Tanzanian national was killed with one other ADF fighter in the general areas of Alungupa, North Kivu Province.

Relatedly, on the 23 August 2023, the joint forces under the UPDF 3 Mountain Battalion in the general area of Kanana, Makisabo, North Kivu Province, were able to put out of action two ADF fighters and recovered two SMGs, four magazines, 84 rounds of ammunitons and one military radio.

The joint forces continue to pursues these terrorists from all corners in the jungles.

The joint forces however, appeal to the ADF fighters to surrender and benefit from the Uganda government amnesty that is still in force to those who opt to give up on the rebellion.


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