Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels kill 15 civilians and threaten ebola containment efforts again

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Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo’s military said Sunday. The violence has threatened to again force the suspension of crucial virus contamination efforts.

The Allied Democratic Forces rebels, a Ugandan Islamist militant group active in the area since the 1990s, attacked Congolese army positions and several neighborhoods of Beni on Saturday and into Sunday, Capt. Mak Hazukay Mongha told The Associated Press.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Somalia: US says airstrike killed 60 al-Shabaab fighters

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The US military said Tuesday that an October 12 US “precision airstrike” near Harardhere, Somalia killed some 60 al Qaeda-affiliated fighters.

“We currently assess this airstrike killed approximately 60 terrorists,” US Africa Command which oversees US military operations on the continent said in a statement.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Nigeria: Nigerian troops kill 76 Boko Haram terrorists and Chad soldiers kill 48 others

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eventy-six Boko Haram terrorists, among others, trying to overrun Nigeria’s military formation in Metele, near Kangarwa in Borno were killed today.

In what was a double blow to the terrorists on same day, Chadian troops also killed another 48.

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Ugandan Allied Democratic Forces (UADF) rebels kill 4 soldiers and 2 civilians in a Beni attack

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A rebel attack on an army post in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo left six people dead, civilian and military sources said on Friday, October 5.

The Ugandan Allied Democratic Forces is suspected of having carried out Thursday night’s attack in the city of Beni, which sits near the DRC border with Uganda.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Egypt: Egyptian forces kill Daesh leader and 15 militants in Sinai Peninsula

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The Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has announced the death of one of its leaders in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, where security forces also shot dead 15 militants in a separate encounter.

The terrorist group said in a recent message on Telegram that the Egyptian army killed Abu Hamza al-Maqdisi in an air raid. Maqdisi had been in charge of planning and training for the terrorist group in Sinai.

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