Incident Summary:

02/14/2000: Members of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) killed four civillians and a Ugandan People's Defense Force soldier during an attack on a Pabbo camp in Uganda.

GTD ID:
200002140002

When:
2000-02-14

Country:
Uganda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern

City:
Pabbo

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Kidnapping)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Ugandan civilians stationed at a camp near the town of Pabbo
Nationality of Target Uganda
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Ugandan People's Defense Force
Specific Description Ugandan People's Defense Force soldier
Nationality of Target Uganda
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages Unknown
US Hostages 0
Outcome Unknown
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Lord's Resistence Army rebels looted food and forced captives to carry it. No comments as to the number of captives taken were given in reports of the incident.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 20
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 4 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 4
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Uganda: LRA Rebels Attack Pabbo Camp," The New Vision, February 16, 2000."