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ADF Rebels Attack Convoy, Injure 2 In Ituri

Fighting between the ADF and the DR Congo national army, FARDC, in west Ndimo since last week has resulted in the deaths of three civilians.

Rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) injured two persons and burnt two vehicles on Thursday, July 14, when they attacked motorists on Komanda Luna highway, in the village of Ndimo Koto near Mambelenga in the Walese Vonkutu chiefdom of Ituri province of Democratic Republic of Congo.

 Christian Munyaderu, the coordinator of the Convention for the Respect of Human Rights (CRDH), said the rebels attempted to ambush a convoy heading toward Mambelenga but failed. 

“Besides two persons who received bullet wounds on Thursday morning, another vehicle in convoy broke down this afternoon while coming from Komanda around the village of Ndimo Koto,” Munyaderu said. 

“ It was around 11 o’clock that the ADF tried to set up an ambush against the convoy, but unfortunately, the convoy had already arrived in Mambelenga.”

“When they met the broken down vehicle and its driver struggling to repair it, they decided to attack, wounding two persons including the driver and burning down the vehicle.”

Fighting between the ADF and the DR Congo national army, FARDC, in west Ndimo since last week has resulted in the deaths of three civilians.

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