Last Days of M23 rebels

Kunal Biswas

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Indian Troops under UN, Assisting Congolese Army to repel Rebel faction ..

With the assistance of the United Nations's newly established Force Intervention Brigade, Joint forces drove the M23 rebel faction to the Ugandan border and forced what has been effectively their total and unconditional surrender. Almost a year ago, the M23 marched into the regional capital Goma of Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the humiliation of MONUSCO and FARDC troops who either fled or looked on without engaging – to the fury of local citizens. Now, a year onwards, a disciplined and streamlined FARDC force has effectively crushed the M23 rebellion in a matter of days. Assisted with logistics, intelligence and – thanks to a offensive mandate – heavy weapons and air assault capabilities from the Indian peacekeepers forces under UN, M23 has declared an end to their operations within hours of losing their final positions at the town of Bunaga..


Indian peacekeepers with BMP-2 in Monigi on the outskirts of Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 19, 2013. The UN has been supporting the Congolese army

Indian peacekeepers with BMP-2 observing M23 rebel positions

United Nations peacekeepers man a position in a BMP in Kanyarucinya on the outskirts of Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 14, 2013.

Indian peacekeepers sit atop a BMP in Monigi on the outskirts of Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 19, 2013.

Indian peacekeepers Armored units, Providing support to Congolese Army ..

Indian peacekeepers Armored units on Patrol ..

Indian peacekeepers Armored units providing convoy support to Congolese army ..
 

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