"War is war. ... Our goal is not to kill foreigners and Togolese who have nothing to do with this. We are battling the Angolan military. ... You know the insurgents don't have a crystal ball ... it was routine. With binoculars they looked and said, 'Look there are some Angolan troops over there, let's ambush them."'
-- Rodrigues Mingas, self-proclaimed leader of the
Angolan separatist group known as The Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda, warned that rebels could launch more attacks during the African Cup of Nations in Angola. He added that only
soldiers would be targeted, not athletes or fans. The group claimed responsibility for last Friday's attack on the Togo team bus that left three dead and eight wounded. Togo withdrew from the