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Senior Figure in Warlord Kony's Army Surrenders, Uganda Says

The Ugandan military said Thursday that a senior commander in warlord Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army had surrendered, a move analysts said showed disarray in rebel ranks and strengthened the possibility of Kony's capture. The militia is notorious for extreme violence, including chopping off limbs as a form of punishment and abducting young girls and boys for use as sex slaves and child soldiers. It first took up arms in the 1980s, but left Uganda about a decade ago...

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