Reports from in Quionga Village, Mozambique on Tuesday reveal that Rwandan peacekeepers have killed 30 insurgents linked to Islamic State.
“As insurgents retreated towards the Tanzanian border, a total of 30 were reportedly killed by the Rwandan forces. At the end of the afternoon, the Rwanda Defence Force still patrolled the forest areas around Afungi”, writes in the Letter telling its sources.
Asked about the news, at a press conference, the spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense, Omar Saranga, did not confirm, but he also did not deny it.
“This is an operational question and I cannot answer it. It is the force commander who can respond. The enemy may be watching our actions to see which direction we are going to take.” He told the journalists.
Another source zitamar has also reported that on Monday, insurgents attacked the village of Ncubi, which is about 12 km from the town of Palma where a deployment of Rwandan troops the locals are reported to have said the district is more militarized than ever.
People are still leaving Palma district in large numbers, on Monday it was reported 1150 displaced people from Palma arrived in the village of Ntamba, and Nangade district, after making the journey on foot.