Two militia of the Mai-Mai armed group and one DR Congo soldier were killed on Saturday, Oct. 16, in an attack by the Mai-Mai fighters on Museya, a village located in the Bashu chiefdom to the south of Beni territory in North Kivu.
Two AK-47 rifles were recovered from the rebels. According to Captain Anthony Mualushayi, the army spokesperson in Beni, the assailants were the first to attack the DR Congo national army, FARDC, commando base in Museya killing one soldier.
Captain Mualushayi said the FARDC fired back shortly afterwards killing two Mai-Mai militia.
“The Mai-Mai rebels are short of arms that is why they are daily attacking us in the hope of capturing some arms from us,” said the spokesperson of Operations Sokola 1.
This is the latest attack by the Mai-Mai rebels on FARDC positions in Bashu. About a month ago, the Mai-Mai killed six people at Kathendere village.
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