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Heavy Exchange of Fire as 11 Armed Rebels Among Them Women Are Killed After Crossing From DRC to UG

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At least 11 armed rebels were last night put out of action by the military after they crossed from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to Uganda.

A group of about 30 Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) fighters on Monday night crossed over to Uganda for an unknown mission.

However, Ugandan intelligence got a report about the rebels and deployed Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers in the said area, Ntoroko district, where a heavy exchange of fire ensued.

UPDF Spokesperson Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso has this Tuesday revealed that after a fight that lasted for several minutes, the UPDF soldiers managed to put 11 militants out of action.

From the videos seen by this writer, at least two of the 11 killed rebels were women.

"Estimated 20-30 ADF fighters last night crossed River Semuliki into Kyanja in Ntoroko district. Our intelligence got wind of them and they were intercepted. A fight is on to decisively deal with the group. 11 of them have been put out of Action. More details will be availed," UPDF Spokesperson Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso tweeted.

UPDF soldiers are still going after the militants who escaped.

The viral videos also indicated the militants who were killed died while in the process of running away

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