Congolese M23 Rebels Flee Uganda Camp

December 16, 2014 12:28 PM

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A Ugandan military spokesman says scores of Congo's M23 rebels have fled the camp where they were being held ahead of repatriation to Congo.

Lt. Col. Paddy Ankunda said Tuesday there were plans to airlift hundreds of the ex-fighters but many resisted the deportation saying the Congo government had not honored the terms of a peace deal signed last year.

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