Thousands of Congolese Flee to Uganda after Rebel Attack

The Ugandan Red Cross says up to 55,000 refugees from eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have fled to Uganda after a rebel group attacked a town along the countries’ shared border.

The fighting scattered people in town of Kamongo located in Congo’s North Kivu province.

Red Cross officials says refugees have entered into Uganda through the country’s western Bundibugyo district finding temporary shelter at schools in the area.

Rebels from the Ugandan-led Allied Democratic …