Congo Army Rids Makoyova Town of ADF Rebels

physician geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The commander of the 8th military region in North Kivu and operation “Sokola” Major General Lucien Bahuma announced Monday morning that the rebels fled the area after fighting that killed 22 people in their ranks and two the side of the army.

The “Sokola” operation conducted by the army against the ADF in Beni territory, began on January 16.

Makoyova The locality of 3 is under military control since Sunday, March 9 in the evening after heavy fighting with heavy and automatic weapons with the ADF in this locality of North Kivu.

Beyond recorded deaths on both sides, four soldiers were wounded during the fighting, said Major General Lucien Bahuma Ambamba.

Several military and security sources, the ADF took the direction of the Virunga National Park and the mountains of Ruwenzori.


Commander of the 8th Military Region assured that Ugandan rebels will continue into their corner.

Makoyova 3 was considered the last bastion had entrenched the ADF and their leaders after the conquest of several bases they occupied.


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