MAI MAI MILITIA IN THE DEM. REP. OF CONGO
HOMBO, DEM. REP. CONGO 14-01-2004. The son of a Mai Mai officer outside his house in Hombo, in the Bunyakiri territory. The FDLR last Saturday shot dead two Mai Mai soldiers in Lai-Lai, a village some 5 km outside the town, they attacked as well the villages of Karambi and Luacoi to secure the movement of troops from the Bunyakiri to the Masisi area. Since the 27th of December the MONUC (The United Nations Mission in Congo) reports 8 attacks from the former Interahamwe in the area of Bunyakiri, there are between 5000 and 10000 displaces people who fled from their villages in the hills down in relatives' houses along the road from Bunyakiri to Hombo.