- Asylum seekers fled fighting by M23 rebels in the DRC
- Some have been taken to Nyakabande
- They need mobile toilets, water, first aid kits and , food .
Business is beginning to pick up at the border town of Bunagana in Kisoro district after the UPDF flashed out M23 rebels who were trying to cause insurrection in the Area.
Shops are reopening slowing after refugees were taken to Nyakabande transit camp having spent a night in the cold.
Kisoro RDC retired Captain Peter Mugisha a total of 7,000 refugees have been received at the camp and many more have returned back to Congo after calm restored .
Gun fire rocked Bunagana border as more Congolese entered Uganda this week as they fled attacks by suspected members of M23 rebels .
According to residents heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the hills of Runyonyi and Tchanzu in Sabyuno mountains.
Bunagana town council Mayor Ismael Ndayembaje appealed for government's intervention specifically the UPDF to put an end on these rebels.
He also called for development partners to help providing mobile toilets, water, first aid kits and , food among others to the refugees.
The refugees and asylum seekers are residing at Bunagana market and Bunagana primary school which are not good environment for sleeping. In addition some people are sleeping outside.
Uganda people defence forces together with police have been heavily deployed at the Uganda boarder in Kisoro district to ensure safety of Ugandans following the latest rebel attack in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
UPDF spokesman Brig Felix Kulaigye said the soldiers are monitoring the situation before they can let some of the refugee to return to their country.