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Joseph Kony Gunned Down by Seal Team 6, Obama Takes Credit

Photo credit: STUART PRICE/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo credit: STUART PRICE/AFP/Getty Images)

<National Report>According to sources at the Pentagon, Joseph Kony, the former leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), has been gunned down in a remote area of the South Sudan by members of Seal Team 6.  The LRM is a guerrilla group founded in Uganda then spread to other areas within the region including Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic and South Sudan. In late March, President Obama sent 150 special-operations personnel and four aircrafts to join the pursuit of Kony.

One White House official, who agreed to speak with National Report on the condition of anonymity had this to say:  “The hunt for Kony that began several years ago is now over.  The recent expansion of boots on the ground, as well an increase in drone capabilities,  accelerated  the mission.  President Obama gave the final orders to assassinate the former LRA leader as issues with extradition and trials would be hard to handle in the US.  The President obviously considers this to be a major accomplishment.”


The carefully rehearsed operation struck about 1:20a.m. Friday local time.  About 40 troops, largely Navy SEALs, were involved.  According to Pentagon officials, photos of Kony’s dead body do exist, but will not be release to the public.  Officials are expected to eventually release a corpse photo, as has been done previously with famous villains such as Che Guevara and Saddam Hussein, but that information will remain classified in the short term.

Four other adult males, believed to be part of Kony’s inner circle, were also killed in the 45-minute raid as well as two females who the Pentagon are considering “collateral damage”.

Kony had been accused of ordering the abduction of children to become sex slaves and child solders.  The LRM amassed an estimated 66,000 children who roamed the region.  In 2005, Kony was indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands but has evaded capture since.  Kony’s army has spent years plundering villages, mutilating civilians and kidnapping children across a large swath of central Africa. Kony gained attention in March 2012 when a 30-minute documentary titled Kony 2012 was released by film maker Jason Russell for the campaign group Invisible Children Inc.

 






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16 Responses to "Joseph Kony Gunned Down by Seal Team 6, Obama Takes Credit"

  1. Chichen SchItza says:

    Mission Accomplished! Oh Wait………..
    http://www.bartcop.com/obama-kicks-door-ani.gif

  2. Peace Imani says:

    Poor Africans!!!!
    Lies lies lies…Who is more criminal than MUSEVENI and KAGAME????????????Kagame who has killed more than 10 millions of Rwandans+ Conolese people, remains the darling of Americans as the best leader in AAfrica. MUSEVENI who killed hundreds of thousands of Ugandans, Congolese remains the most cherished guy of AMERICANS.
    I wish God burns this whole World so he recreates a new one.

    • Dear Imani I don’t believe in distorting facts or propagating untruths. You cannot compare Kagame or Museveni to Kony by any standards. Spare your lies for those who don’t know.

      • Francis says:

        They are all thugs. All bad men.

      • Irma says:

        And of course, you, dear Chris, would know better than Imani. There is a specific narrative about Africa that the western media continues to propagate with impunity. You chose to further propagate this narrative that suits your agenda. You will continue to do this. But please, do not delegitimse the real life experiences of Africans who have for decades had to live with the hypocrisy of successive US administrations, as pointed out by Imani.

    • Hawa says:

      when did Museveni kill hundreds of thousands of Ugandan?

    • Anne Babirye says:

      Hi Peace,
      thatz alittle harsh; God reserved the right to judge….
      I don’t endorse M, K or K…. even one death is wrong if they could have prevented it….

      u r one of us Africans & we r a gifted people; we can’t lay our destiny on the west; we r not their priority! wat we lack in political maturity we can’t keep finger pointing the acrocities of slavery & unfair global market…. our leadership need to step up to their responsibilities and accountabilities. lets all make a difference one by one…invest in African instead of western capitals… we r in it together. America has its priorities and only engages in what is best for it; we do da same; like the saying goes “Rome wasn’t built in a day”. It is possible…
      cheers, A.B

      • That’s a good one A.B-you have said it nicely.As much as we may need international cooperation,the real onus is on our leaders to practice good governance and embrace democratic practices and not wait for others to develop us. Charity must begin at home. As for those weird ones like Joseph Kony,we do not have to wait for history to judge them. We must condemn them for the evil they have committed. God bless you. C.A

  3. Caleb A says:

    first i would like to correct a mistake..it is LRA not LRM (Lords Resistance Army).
    Secondly i would like to thank the USA soldiers for an attempt so far done
    because it is not the firs time USA is sending its soldiers to Uganda a similar mission.

    i believe the publication above is not true until the picture of dead Konny are also published.This is a man who has for the last 22 years been using super natural powers for his resistance and many attempts have been done to get him in an ambush but he disappears mysteriously at the eleventh our.

    i would like to which measures did they use to get him if what is published is true.

    For God and my Country

    Uganda

  4. kadoodi tusale embalu says:

    This is bull shit. Kony does not exist. It’s all about corruption and making Africa look like shit to collect more funds and grants the winner takes it all. NGOs making profits at the expense of the poor. If museveni cares at all, he should retire from his 27 yr reign. He should develop rural areas and construct school structures. Pupils still study under trees. It’s all ducked up

    • Kadoodi-it is not Museveni claiming that he killed Kony-as to whether Kony does not exist or existed and committed atrocities,you do not have to tell lies and blame Museveni. Go and ask those Kony terrorised in the Districts of Amuru,Gulu,Pader,Amuria and even Adjumani. You may wish to save yourself from the encounter with those people if yours is to lie that Kony did not exist.

  5. Concerned Citizen says:

    I just saw this coverage on CNN and couldn’t believe it!!! Ding dong the d*ck is dead! Long live Obama!

  6. Davis says:

    Kony is dead??! Wow…i will confirm after seeing his corpse.

  7. martinwrere says:

    Sigh of relief for Museveni, but how i wished the Seals could have arrested him alive so us we witness his trial at Hague.

  8. Emmanuel says:

    Sad

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