Incident Summary:

02/06/2002: On the road connecting the northeastern Ugandan cities of Kodito and Moroto, the Karamojong Warriors ambushed a vehicle killing two and injuring two others. The victims were technicians who were going to install solar equipment at unknown locations in Kodito and Morodo.

GTD ID:
200202060001

When:
2002-02-06

Country:
Uganda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern

City:
Near Kotido

Location Details:
The incident occurred between Kotido and Moroto.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Technicians traveling between Kodito and Morodo
Nationality of Target Uganda
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Karamojong Warriors Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"Uganda: Two killed by Karamojong warriors in highway ambush," Kampala Radio Uganda, February 7, 2002."