US Chad: The army states that FACT rebels operations continue
Chad rebels say they are ready for ceasefire and talks
Chad rebels say they are ready for ceasefire and talksBy Edward McAllister
Where are the military operations of the Chadian Army against FACT rebels, the forehead for alternation and concord in Chad? This armed group launched an attack in the Kanem and Tibesti regions on April 11, the day of the presidential election in Chad. And, according to the authorities, he would be responsible for the death of President Dey. The Chadian army states that military operations continue.
According to military sources, operations continue against FACT rebels in North Kanem. These are raking operations, we say; The rebels - having been put out of the state of harm - are in debandade.
Chad junta hunts rebel leader in Niger
Chad's new ruling junta on Sunday vowed to root out a rebel leader accused of "war crimes", seeking help from neighbouring Niger to track him down along with his fighters. He accused the Libya-based Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT) of killing several dozen Chadian soldiers and said the rebels' leader Mahamat Mahadi Ali was "sought for war crimes by Tripoli's prosecutor general", adding that his assets had been frozen for "financingThe army has "located the enemy spread out in small groups, now regrouping in Niger territory," said junta spokesman Azem Bermandoa Agouna.
According to these sources, thirty rebels have been taken prisoner in recent days - from which a former head of political party, the Secretary-General of the UNDS, modest Ngarial who joined the rebellion last year.
Another safe source adds that some groups of rebels are also dispersed in Niger. And that 4 vehicles are reassembled in Libya, one carrying the chief of Fact Mahamat Madhi Ali.
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the rebel group, it denies being in debousal, affirming rather than its troops have been melted among the population for Do not be taken for target by aircraft of the Chadian army.
"Our capacities of strikes are intact", affirms the group spokesman. He recognizes, however, that there were prisoners and accuses the army for conducting summary executions. As for the chief of FACT, he is still in North Kanem, says the spokesman for the movement.
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Chad rebels 'fleeing', says defence minister .
Rebels who launched an offensive in northern Chad, sparking clashes that claimed the life of veteran president Idriss Deby Itno, are in flight, the country's new defence minister said on Thursday. "The security forces are thoroughly sweeping the operational area. Most of the prisoners are in the hands of the gendarmerie (police) and are being well-treated. The enemy is fleeing," Defence Minister Brahim Daoud Yaya told a news conference. "We are"The security forces are thoroughly sweeping the operational area. Most of the prisoners are in the hands of the gendarmerie (police) and are being well-treated. The enemy is fleeing," Defence Minister Brahim Daoud Yaya told a news conference.