Burundian army captures FNL Child Soldiers
Burundi army kills 15 rebels in pre-poll raids
The army had evidence suggesting that the Forces for National Liberation (FNL) were planning to disrupt the July 4 parliamentary vote, spokesman Adolphe Manirakiza said...
"The army has been chasing FNL rebels for a week in two provinces northwest and south of Burundi where the FNL is preparing attacks to disrupt the coming parliamentary polls," Manirakiza said.
"Since operations were launched, we've counted 15 rebels killed and 100 captured," he added.
Many of those captured were children recruited by the FNL over the past few weeks...
"Sometimes we capture students dressed in primary school uniforms, they tell us they have been recently enlisted by the FNL with the promise of money," he said.
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