Angola: September 24, 2000


The Angolan government (MPLA) issued a statement that said the Angolan Army had taken complete control of Quimbele, in northern Angola. Quimbele has an airfield and was at one time a UNITA supply base. Subsequent reports said that a series of engagements had occurred in mid-September between UNITA and Angolan Army units in and near Quimbele. The battle of Quimbele ended on September 18. The area is near the Angola-DRC border.


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