DR Congo army capture 180 Rwandan rebels




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KINSHASA – Congolese said they have captured more than180 fighters of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) an operation launched by North Kivu Province.
Gen. Leon Kasongo, for DR Congo , FARDC, said on Tuesday Kinshasa, that all objectives that the Forces were achieving their objectives the operation.
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”We managed to arrest 180 FDLR . We arrested about 66 of their dependants and a number of them have been repatriated to Rwanda,” he said.
The said they have recovered at least 60 different types of weapon that were left behind by the FDLR .
“There were also two generators, a huge cache of munitions and machetes that demonstrated the terrorist nature of the group’s actions against the .
“To date, we have been carrying the exclusively as FARDC, and the we are using our own manpower and weapons provided by the ,” he said. (Xinhua/NAN)