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2020-10-21 Africa Subsaharan
Suspected Islamists free 900 prisoners from east Congo jail
Probably the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), an Islamist group that started out in Uganda over three decades ago. They don't appear to be affiliated with al-Qaeda or Islamic State — they just like killing infidels.
[Jpost] Armed men freed around 900 prisoners from a jail in Beni, east Democratic Republic of the Congo
...formerly the Congo Free State, Belgian Congo, Zaire, and who knows what else, not to be confused with the Brazzaville Congo aka Republic of Congo, which is much smaller and much more (for Africa) stable. DRC gave the world Patrice Lumumba and Joseph Mobutu, followed by years of tedious civil war. Its principle industry seems to be the production of corpses. With a population of about 74 million it has lots of raw material...
, in a coordinated attack in the early hours of Tuesday morning, the town's mayor said, blaming an Islamist holy warrior group operating in the area.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-10-21 03:51|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6482 views ]  Top
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