‘Warriors M23 to pull Congo back in’

‘Warriors M23 to pull Congo back in’

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The military commander of the former rebel group known as M23 is at the head of an army force crossed the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. To say that Congolese officials Sunday.

The notorious M23 movement was in 2013 reports, after which the warriors withdrew in camps in Uganda.

A return of the insurgents is a schrikscenario for the Congolese authorities: M23 succeeded in 2012 in Goma to conquer, a city with one million inhabitants. The rebels were eventually driven out by UN troops and the government forces.

According to the Congolese government, the military leader of the rebels, Sultani Makenga, Saturday with a group of fighters, the country repealed. “They were from Uganda a raid at Ishasha”, said a government spokesman. Then would the Congolese army have intervened.

According to the governor of the Congolese province of North Kivu came not to battle. It is unclear where the rebels are currently located.

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