Ugandan Troops Kill Kony Bodyguard

Ugandan troops have killed a top bodyguard of Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony.

A Ugandan army official said Monday that the rebel, known as Brigadier Binani, was killed Friday during a firefight in the eastern part of the Central African Republic, near South Sudan.

Army spokesman Felix Kulayigye said Ugandan troops were deployed to the area after receiving intelligence that a group of LRA rebels was there.

Kulayigye said in addition to being Kony’s top bodyguard, Binani was …