Uganda: June 12, 2000


The ICRC provided an update on the casualties caused by the recent fighting between Rwandan Patriotic Army (RPA) troops and Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) in Kisangani. 160 killed, 1200 wounded, some 18,000 displaced. There were also reports of looting by soldiers, and one accusation from a Kisangani resident that Ugandan troops had used civilians as "human shields" during the fighting.


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