Bunia, July 3rd, 2021 (CPA).- The FARDC neutralized thirteen (13) ADF terrorist elements and their auxiliaries made up of Mai-Mai militiamen, the spokesperson for the FARDC operational sector in Ituri, Lieutenant Jules Ngongo.
He also indicated that four (4) AK47 type weapons were recovered by loyalist forces after three (3) days of the intense offensive carried out in the localities of Ndimo and Otomaber, in the chiefdom of Walese Vonkutu, located in the territory of Irumu.
« At present, the regular army consolidates the objectives conquered and secures more and more the RN4 and the surrounding localities », he reassured.
Lieutenant Jules Ngongo, on behalf of the commander of military operations in Ituri, Governor Lieutenant General Johnny Luboya N’Kashama, called on the population of this region, in particular, and that of Ituri in general, to sharpen the spirit patriotic which results in the close collaboration with the valiant soldiers engaged in the operators on all the fronts.
« Remember that our determination to track down these Mayi Mayi, these terrorists and to put them out of harm’s way is flawless at the present time, » he concluded.
Neutralization of five ADF / MTN rebels in Rwangoma-Beni
In addition, in the neighboring province of North Kivu, the FARDC also neutralized 5 ADF / MTM responsible for the attack on the Rwangoma neighborhood, in the commune of BEU, Lt Antony Mualushay, spokesperson told the press. of the operational sector Sokola I.
Five (5) AKA 47 type weapons were also recovered by the loyalist army which has so far set out to track down the stampeding enemy and withdraw to the depths of Virunga National Park.
In addition to those killed, the ADF rebels, in their flight, set fire to several shops, it is reported. ACP/NIG