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6000 refugees: Uganda affected by congolese rebels attacks.

African Security News.- Refugees from Orientale Congo (DRC) receiving food aid. Credit Photo UNOCHA Y  Edoumou

African Security News.- Refugees from Orientale Congo (DRC) receiving food aid. Credit Photo UNOCHA Y Edoumou

Over 6,000 Congolese from Aru territory in Ituri district, Orientale province have fled to Koboko district in the last days following attacks on their settlements by the M18 rebels.

Some 80,000 people have been driven from their homes in a new outbreak of violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the past month following repeated clashes between the national army and rebels, the United Nations reported.

The rebels who also sometimes call themselves the united Congolese peoples army intensified their instability from October 19, 2013 causing the influx. READ ARTICLE HERE

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