MAI MAI MILITIA IN THE DEM. REP. OF CONGO
HOMBO, DEM. REP. CONGO 14-01-2004. A Young woman with her child fighting with the Mai Mai battalion in Irangi, 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 into relatives' houses along the road from Bunyakiri to Hombo.