DR Congo army says 150 hostages freed from Islamist militia

Bunia, Dr Congo (AFP) July 25, 2021
The army in the Democratic Republic of Congo said Sunday its troops have freed over 150 people taken hostage by the ADF Islamist militia, blamed for thousands of deaths in the country’s east. “The army was able to release more than 150 civilians: women, elderly people, children and young people,” said Jules Ngongo, spokesman for the army in Ituri province. He said this was possible after

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