KIGALI Rwanda (Xinhua) --
The Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) rescued 74
civilians who were abducted during Saturday’s attack in
Nyamagabe district in southern Rwanda, it said on Tuesday.
The mission started
immediately after the attack and there are no more Rwandans
missing, defence and military spokesperson Innocent Munyengango
told Xinhua in a phone interview.
attackers torched three passenger vehicles Saturday evening in
Nyamagabe, near the border with Burundi, killing two and
injuring eight, the army had said late Saturday.
The death toll has
risen to four after two died from injuries, the Rwandan army
said Monday in a statement, adding that they pursued the
assailants and killed three while the rest escaped into Burundi.
The army also said
the area is now secure.