Ugandan rebels 'killed' over 180 villagers, says UN agency
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The Lord's Resistance Army of Uganda (LRA) reportedly killed 189 people over a period of three days between Dec. 25 and Dec. 27 in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo, UN humanitarian agency OCHA said citing local authorities.
U.N. humanitarian agency OCHA said the killings were reported to have been carried out between Dec. 25 and Dec. 27 in Faradje, Doruma and Gurba villages by LRA fighters fleeing a two-week-old multinational military offensive led by
"According to local officials, on Dec. 25, the rebels killed 40 people in Faradje. On Dec. 26 and 27, they attacked Doruma and the neighbouring
At least 20 children and an unknown number of adults were abducted during the attacks, OCHA added.
However, despite early bombing raids on the bases and initial claims of success, the offensive has so far failed to locate Kony, a self-styled mystic whose rebels are notorious for kidnapping women and children and forcing children to fight.