Man claiming to be LRA commander surrenders in Central African Republic

January 6, 2015 8:28 PM

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man identifying himself as Dominic Ongwen, a senior commander of the Lord's Resistance Army, has given himself up to U.S.-African forces tracking the guerrilla group in the Central African Republic, the State Department said on Tuesday.

Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the United States was trying to verify whether the man in its custody was Ongwen.

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