Rubavu: DR-Congo Soldier shot dead by RDF when he fired at the patrols

This morning at 0110hrs, three armed soldiers of the Democratic Republic of Congo armed forces (FARDC) crossed the border from the DRC into Rwanda at Rubavu District (in Rubavu Sector/Rukoko Cell/Isangano Village).

Two of the soldiers, Sgt Asman Mupenda Termite (30 yrs) and Cpl Anyasaka Nkoi Lucien (28yrs), were arrested by RDF patrols supported by local neighbourhood watch (Irondo).

The FARDC soldiers had in their possession one AK-47 gun, four magazines with 105 rounds, one protective vest, and cannabis sachets. The third soldier was shot dead when he fired at the patrols.

No one on the Rwandan side was injured. Further investigations are ongoing.

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