Democratic Republic of the Congo: Heavy fighting between armed forces and M23 rebels near Uganda border
Several civilians are reportedly fleeing into Uganda following clashes between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) and March 23 Movement (M23) rebels.
Intelligence sources told SoftPower News on Sunday that heavy fighting between government forces and the rebel group had been ongoing since Saturday.
“FARDC has moved its artillery weapons close to Uganda Border on the hill overlooking Bunagana town,” the source said.
“The rebels are said to have taken over several villages from government forces. As usual, civilians are fleeing into Uganda.”