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Twenty-two DRC soldiers, 230 Uganda rebels killed in past month: Official

AFP | Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014 - 21:10

Kinshasa: Twenty-two Congolese soldiers and 230 Ugandan rebels have been killed in a nearly month-long offensive in restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the government said Friday.

According to a provisional toll by the army chief of staff, 22 troops and 230 fighters from the Islamist ADF-Nalu rebellion have died in the clashes since January 16, said government spokesman Lambert Mende.

First Published: Friday, February 14, 2014 - 21:10
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