A new rebel announces war on Rwanda


A new rebel namely the National Liberation Forces (NLF) has announced the intentions to topple the government of Rwanda while claiming they are responsible for the recent attacks in Rwanda especially in Southern province.

Leaders of NLF including Maj. Sankara Callixte

The statement issued by Rwandan Movement for Democratic Change (RMDC) says NLF was created to topple government of Rwanda by force of arms.

“We therefore created the armed forces known as the National Liberation Forces (NLF) and we assigned them the mission to put an immediate end to the government of Rwanda” reads a statement

NLF rebel in unknown jungle

““The NLF will use all possible means including the armed struggle to drive the RPF out of power, since it refused all peaceful ways,” the statement adds understands RMDC is led by Paul Rusesabagina, a wealthy Rwandan who is  deputized by Callixte Nsabimana Sankara, who also is the spokesperson of the military wing.

Third in command is Wilson Irategeka, the leader of a splinter group from the FDLR

In their statement, the new rebel movement said they had carried out attacks in Cyangugu, Nyamagabe, Nyaruguru, Bugesera and Huye,” adding, “everywhere the soldiers of Kagame suffered casualties and those who escaped preferred to take their legs close to their necks.”

Rwandan officials said they were not aware of armed attacks in the aforementioned areas apart from Nyaruguru, chimpreports reported

Rwanda’s Defence Spokesperson, Lt Col Innocent Munyengango recently told army is ready to fight with enemy wherever they may come from.

Meanwhile, President Kagame while commissioning 180 cadet officers last week warned saboteurs of tough time ahead, saying Rwanda was prepared for war if imposed on his country.

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