Army: DR Congo Troops Kill 36 Burundi Rebels in East

Congolese troops killed 36 Burundian rebels in clashes with two armed groups in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo and three soldiers were also killed, the DRC army said Friday. The Congolese army mounted a series of operations between April 6 and 8 in the eastern province of South Kivu aimed at regaining territory against the Burundian rebel groups National Liberation Forces (FNL) and the Burundian Republican Forces (FOREBU). "During the three days of combat, 36 of these rebels have been neutralised," army spokesman Dieudonne Kasereka said. FNL leader...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Friday, 12 April

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