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Nearly 1,000 Congolese Rebels Escape From Camp in Uganda

The Ugandan army said Tuesday that nearly 1,000 former M23 rebels had escaped from a camp just before their scheduled repatriation to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The army's chief spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Paddy Ankunda, said the fighters cited security fears as their reason for not returning to the DRC. Ankunda, communicating via Twitter, said the Ugandan government was looking for the escaped fighters. Earlier in the day, Bertrand Bisimwa, civilian head of M23, said...

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