The Cabinda independence movement today accused the Angolan Armed Forces of launching a “military operation against a group of unarmed civilians” in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), near the border with the Angolan oil enclave
“The Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) launched a military operation against a group of unarmed civilians suspected of being FLEC soldiers, near the border of Yema-di-Yanga and Mbaka-Khosi in the Kakongo sector, Lukula territory, Kongo-Central, in the village of Kinkiama ”, last Thursday, at 21:45, accuses a statement from the independent organization Front of Liberation of the State of Cabinda – Armed Forces of Cabinda (FLEC-FLAC), sent to Lusa.
“The attack resulted in the death of 6 people, including 4 young boys beheaded”, accuses FLEC in the text, in which he describes the “bloody FAA incursion in Central Congo” (DRCongo). “The village of Kinkiama is suspected of being the rear base of FLEC-FAC, according to the Angolan authorities,” adds the text, which describes a state of “confusion” in the region “around the presence of Angolan soldiers in several villages of Central Congo in DR Congo, near the border with Cabinda ”.
“The FAC military high command denounces the incursion of Angolan soldiers into Congolese territory, under the pretext of hunting the FLEC soldiers of Cabinda”, and “informs the national and international public opinion” that the FAC “have no soldiers or bases” rear RDCongo.