OPERATION SHUJAA: One Shot Dead, Joint Forces Recover ADF Weapons

The Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces (UPDF), in a joint operation with the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC), has recovered a cache of weapons belonging to the Allied Democratic Force (ADF) terrorists.

May 10, 2024 - 09:50
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OPERATION SHUJAA: One Shot Dead, Joint Forces Recover  ADF Weapons
Photo by Nancy Atim
OPERATION SHUJAA: One Shot Dead, Joint Forces Recover  ADF Weapons
BY NANCY ATIM
The Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces (UPDF), in a joint operation with the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC), has recovered a cache of weapons belonging to the Allied Democratic Force (ADF) terrorists. 
The weapons were allegedly found in Sector 3 near River Talia Bridge in North Kivu Province located in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. 
During the intelligence-led operation conducted by the joint forces, one piece of a 160mm mortar, two rocket-propelled grenades (RPG) launchers, one RPG shell, one submachine gun (SMG), seven rounds of PKM, and one round of SMGs were among the recovered items.
Major Bilal Katamba Public Information Officer , UPDF Mountain Division/Operation Shujaa said the weapons are believed to have been hidden by the running rebels mid-last year when they were flashed out of Mwalika Valley by the joint forces and scattered northwest of the Beni Komanda road in Ituri province.
According to Maj. katamba, one ADF terrorist was put out of action, and one SMG recovered on 7 May 2024 by the joint forces in the general areas of Masizi,10 km northwest of Boga- in Ituri province, in Sector 2 under Colonel Jackson Kayanja.
He also confirmed that the joint forces have continued to pursue the ADF terrorists in all four sectors where the joint forces are operating.

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