December 30 2010
The Senegalese army says it launched an operation Tuesday in Casamance after seven of its troops were killed by suspected separatists, Radio France Internationale reports.
The soldiers were killed Monday near the border with Gambia, said the military.
The rebels from Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC) appear to be more heavily armed than previously thought, said military officials. Rebel weapons reportedly include rocket launchers, heavy artillery, mortars and...
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