Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) has clarified the incident happened yesterday at Rwanda-DRC border confirming the soldiers “unintentionally crossed a few meters into the DRC”.
Here is the statement:
On 18 Oct 2021, Rwanda security forces pursued smugglers who crossed the Rwanda-DRC border at Hehu Cell, Bugeshi Sector, Rubavu District. Rwandan law enforcement forces unintentionally crossed a few meters into the DRC while pursuing the smugglers who were carrying unidentified packages and believed to have been armed. The RDF and FARDC maintain good relations and continue to collaborate on security matters.