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Uganda captures LRA 'senior commander'

A senior commander in the rebel Lord's Resistance Army has been captured by the Ugandan army, a spokesman has said.

Caesar Achellam was seized on Saturday following a struggle between Ugandan soldiers and a group of 30 rebels.

The commander, who Ugandan officials say is a top rebel military strategist, was captured in the Central African Republic, one of several nations where the Ugandan-led LRA operates.

Daily Monitor journalist Tabu Butagira said he was captured with at least one wife and eight children.

  • 13 May
  • From the section Africa
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