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Rwandan Army Says it's Holding Over 280 Troops Who Deserted on Island in Lake Kivu

Rwanda is holding more than 280 troops accused of desertion on an island in Lake Kivu, the army has revealed.

Brig Gen Joseph Nzabamwita told the BBC they were undergoing re-education.

An alleged deserter being held on the island had told the BBC the soldiers were transferred there a year ago from a military prison to prevent a planned visit by the Red Cross.

Source: BBC. Read full article. (link)

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