At 6:00am on Friday, a UPDF unit at Zeu in Zombo district repulsed an attack by 20 men disguising as forest workers.
The army captured 02, put out of action 06 and got 01 SMG gun with 11 live ammunitions, 11 bows with arrows and 03 machetes.
Army spokesperson Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso said UPDF lost 01 soldier.
The group is suspected to be criminals associated to DRC’s CODECO rebels.
CODECO is composed of Lendu Congolese and Ugandan informers.
The ones killed in action were two Ugandans and four DRC Nationals from Ayurpa and Miabil trading centre in Muhagi territory.
Three UPDF soldiers were also injured in the attack. They were airlifted to Bombo General Military hospital for management.
The army is now pursuing the group that managed to escape back to Congo.