AfroAmerica Network correspondents in North-Kivu province of Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) report that the Rwandan rebels of the Democratic Forces of Liberation of Rwanda, FDLR, have killed, after violent combats, several Rwandan Defense Forces (RDF) soldiers who are part of several companies that have been infiltrating the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo within the last month.
The soldiers were killed in the area of Murukoro,
between Bunagana and Rutshuru.
An entire heavily armed unit, commanded by a former CNDP high ranking officer Colonel Ali Habimana fell in an ambush by the Rwandan rebels. Violent combats ensued from the ambush. Almost all the soldiers were killed and the rebels seized the weapons. The Rwandan soldiers wore FARDC uniforms.
The commander Colonel Ali Habimana was killed in the attack along with all his bodyguards.
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