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Rebel ambush kills army commander in eastern Congo

By Reuters | Thu, 2 Jan 2014 15:03 PM

* Rebels kill colonel in charge of fighting insurgents

* Government says Ugandan rebel group responsible

* Many armed groups operate in mineral-rich east Congo

KINSHASA, Jan 2 (Reuters) - The colonel in charge of military operations against insurgents in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo was killed on Thursday in an ambush by the ADF-NALU, a Ugandan rebel group, the government said.


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