VIOLENCE IN BENI

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Beni: ADF attack an FARDC position in Linzo Sisene, 8 dead

Ugandan ADF rebels attacked Saturday, June 13 in the evening a position of the Armed Forces of the DRC to Linzo sisene in the territory of Beni (North Kivu). Local sources and civil society indicate that civil people were killed including military civilian, a policeman and six civilians butchered with machetes. A dozen people were injured and a vehicle was burnt during the clashes.
The ADF attempted to take control of a civil position in this locality situated roughly 50 kilometers northeast of the city of Beni.
According to local sources, for several hours, the ADF tried to take control of the FARDC position or civil calendar is a major army unit.
The civil society of the territory of Beni, talks about fighting weapon light and automatic.
The assailants subsequently invested Linzo Sisene before removing it Sunday morning.
Some notable contacted in the region indicate that the fighting in Linzo Sinene just cause displacement of the population of the area to the city Luna neighboring Orientale Province.
Other security sources speak of fighting between FARDC and ADF following the intervention of the army to release a vehicle civilians ambushed these Ugandan rebels.
For now, officials of the FARDC operation Sokola 1 does not give more details but they ensure that the situation is under control of the army.