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15 Sep 2018 | 06:59 PM UTC

DRC/Uganda: At least two people killed in clashes along border Sep. 14

DR Congo News Alert

At least two people killed in clashes on DRC-Uganda border on September 14

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/15/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/22/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Kinshasa). COUNTRY/REGION Kavimvira

Event

At approximately 21:00 (local time) on Friday, September 14, armed rebels attacked a Congolese outpost in Kavimvira along the DRC-Uganda border. According to security officials, Congolese forces killed at least two attackers. The incident led to the temporary closure of border crossing points between both countries. Anticipate a heightened security presence in the area in the coming days. Further clashes are possible in near-term. 

Advice

Individuals present along the DRC-Uganda border are advised to monitor developments in the situation and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

 

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